David McCullough Library E-book Box Set

David McCullough Library E-book Box Set

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This e-book box set includes all of David McCullougha€™s bestselling backlist titles: Am 1776: The riveting story of George Washington, the men who marched with him, and their British foes in the momentous year of American independence. Am Brave Companions: Profiles of exceptional men and women who shaped history, among them Alexander von Humboldt, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Am The Great Bridge: The remarkable, enthralling story of the planning and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which linked two great cities and epitomized American optimism, skill, and determination. Am John Adams: The magisterial, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the independent, irascible Yankee patriot, one of our nationa€™s founders and most important figures, who became our second president. Am The Johnstown Flood: The classic history of an American tragedy that became a scandal in the age of the Robber Barons, the preventable flood that destroyed a town and killed 2, 000 people. Am Mornings on Horseback: The brilliant National Book Award-winning biography of young Theodore Roosevelta€™s metamorphosis from sickly child to a vigorous, intense man poised to become a national hero and then president. Am Path Between the Seas: The epic National Book Award-winning history of the heroic successes, tragic failures, and astonishing engineering and medical feats that made the Panama Canal possible. Am Truman: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Harry Truman, the complex and courageous man who rose from modest origins to make momentous decisions as president, from dropping the atomic bomb to going to war in Korea. Am Special Bonus: The Course of Human Events: In this Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, David McCullough draws on his personal experience as a historian to acknowledge the crucial importance of writing in historya€™s enduring impact and influence, and he affirms the significance of history in teaching us about human nature through the ages.He had never in his life laid eyes on a King or Queen, or the Foreign Minister of a great power, never set foot in a city of ... 1778, and, as Adams had no way of knowing, it marked the beginning of what would become a singular odyssey, in which he ... service in the Continental Army. ... But the Boston was a new command with a green crew, and the official instructions Tucker had received concerning hisanbsp;...

Title:David McCullough Library E-book Box Set
Author:David McCullough
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2011-05-24


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