Ethan Allen: His Life and Times (W. W. Norton & Company) by Willard Sterne Randall 

A Main Selection of the History Book Club

The definitive biography of the frontier hero and founder of Vermont. Authoritative, vivid. Colorful, well-written and nuanced.– Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

A rich portrait, incorporates a wealth of research and colorful detail into an absorbing, well-paced narrative. —Publishers Weekly,Starred Review

Willard Sterne Randall has few equals as a writer. A careful and meticulous historian, and an esteemed biographer, Randall has marshaled his many talents to produce the definite biography of Ethan Allen, one of the most fascinating figures in the founding of the American nation. A must read. –John Ferling, author of Independence