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La Cañada author’s best-selling ‘American Ulysses’ selected for One City, One Book event

La Cañada author’s best-selling ‘American Ulysses’ selected for One City, One Book event

La Cañada resident and American history scholar Ronald C. White has been caught in a national whirlwind of public and media attention since his latest biography, “American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant,” came out in October.

The book has garnered praise from high places, including retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus, a Grant buff who asked White to accompany him in a series of talks focused on the nation’s 18th president. It’s also been popularly recognized as a New York Times nonfiction best seller and is getting pegged for a...

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