Flight of the Eagle

Publisher: Signal

 Now available as a Signal paperback, a strategic history of the United States by the bestselling author of biographies of Roosevelt and Nixon.

In this magisterial new history of the United States, spanning from the New World through the outcome of the 2012 presidential election, acclaimed writer and historian Conrad Black examines the rise of the world's supreme power, its recent decline, and its ultimate strengths andfuture, and the contributions of leading figures, including Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, Harry S Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, and Ronald Reagan.


Praise for Flight of the Eagle:
 • "[A] sweeping dissertation on the rise of the United States as a dominant global superpower." -- Toronto Star
 • "Black writes with boundless energy, graceful lucidity, considerable learning." -- Winnipeg Free Press
 • "Fascinating, richly detailed." -- Vancouver Sun