- Narrated by: David McCullough
- Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
- Abridged Audiobook
- Release date: 20-05-05
- Language: English
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
The darkest hours of that tumultuous year were as dark as any Americans have known. Especially in our own tumultuous time, 1776 is powerful testimony to how much is owed to a rare few in that brave founding epoch, and what a miracle it was that things turned out as they did.
Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history.
"A narrative tour de force, exhibiting all the hallmarks the author is known for: fascinating subject matter, expert research, and detailed, graceful prose....Simply put, this is history writing at its best from one of its top practitioners." ( Publishers Weekly)
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By Anonymous User on 03-07-05
a must listen
This the best telling of the Revolution I have ever heard or read. Perhaps it should be required reading in every American history course. The author has done for the Revolution what Bruce Catton did for the civil war. You must get this book it is not an option.
9 of 10 people found this review helpful
By Ian on 09-09-05
An excellent, well read, well written, account of an important point in world history. Conveys a real sense of the times and holds the listeners attention throughout.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful