American Heroes

Author(s): Edmund Morgan
Genre: History
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: C6075
Released: Aug 11, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440736810
Narrator/s: David Chandler
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edmund S. Morgan delivers 17 stirring essays about heroic Americans. John Winthrop's unpopular stand saves Massachusetts Bay Colony. William Penn's principles forge a Philadelphia miracle. George Washington's strategy stuns the British. And Anti-Federalist opposition fosters the Bill of Rights.


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American Heroes
Product Number: BX00028662
Product Number:Z1840
Product Number:C6075

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Author(s): Edmund Morgan
Narrator(s): David Chandler
Genre: History
Product Number Z1840
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456111496

Professional reviews

"The ground covered by AMERICAN HEROES is well covered by popular history books, but Morgan's take on the men and women who shaped our nation in its early years is still worth a listen. He uses accounts of Americans like William Penn and Ben Franklin to show listeners what life was like in Puritan New England, at Yale, and in the fledgling democracy, to name just a few of his topics. Narrator David Chandler reads with an engaging professorial tone; his clear and informative presentation also has emotion and passion for his subject. Listeners will likely find themselves thinking about the principles and lifestyles illustrated by the stories a little more deeply than with similar histories. J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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