Grand Expectations

  • by James T. Patterson
  • Narrated by Robert Fass
  • 31 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Grand Expectations weaves the major political, cultural, and economic events of the period into a superb portrait of America from 1945 through Watergate.
Read with warmth by Robert Fass, who previously narrated Oxford's Empire of Liberty by Gordon S. Wood, this history portrays the amazing growth after World War II rallied an upbeat mood and grander and grander expectations as the era progressed.
As one of four new volumes offered by Audible, Grand Expectations brings to audio one part of an elegant American history that was conceived of and originally edited by C. Vann Woodward and Richard Hofstadter more than 50 years ago.
Please note: The individual volumes of the series have not been published in historical order. Grand Expectations is number X in The Oxford History of the United States.

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This audio book was interesting - if a little dull at times - but lacking real insight.

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- darren

Excellent history

This is excellent, serious history and superbly well read. There is lots to take in here so its hard to always maintain complete concentration. Highly recommended.
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- Mr. Acapella

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios