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T J Stiles

T. J. Stiles is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt , winner of the 2009 National Book Award in Nonfiction and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War , which won the Ambassador Book Award and the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship. A member of the Society of American Historians, he wrote his latest book, Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America , with the assistance of a Guggenheim...See more