Summary, Review, & Analysis: The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
- Narrated by: Michael Sears
- Length: 49 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 20-02-14
- Language: English
- Publisher: Save Time Summaries
The contributions of this group of cultural patriots would go unrecognized for 60 years. Yet, the successful mission of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives unit would have a lasting impact on the heritage of the Western world. Hear how this unit was created. Then, discover the challenges and tragedies these men faced in the final days of Hitler's scorched-earth policy.
This summary of The Monuments Men provides an expert overview to enlighten you on the rescue of millions of dollars worth of art pieces and relics. In chapter breakdowns, discover how masterpieces were stolen, stashed, and placed in danger. Follow a race-against-the-clock treasure hunt worthy of any spy movie (in fact, George Clooney has turned the book into a film). Designed to enrich your experience of the book, this guide features key points to take away, while highlighting numerous anecdotes from the book. Burned Boticellis, Trojan relics hidden in an anti-aircraft tower, a French female secret agent, and a painful wisdom tooth that led to a fateful encounter; these are just some of the stories you will learn about in The Monuments Men.
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By Christine lee on 27-10-14
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What made the experience of listening to Summary, Review, & Analysis: The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel the most enjoyable?
The story of the Monuments men is informative and interesting and points up well the value of why we preserve our culture and how strongly we feel about it: it is who we as humans are and it is our collective history no matter what culture we speak of.
What other book might you compare Summary, Review, & Analysis: The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel to, and why?
It was an informative and clear abridgment. The picture bookof the Monuments Men by Edsel is on my list.
Would you be willing to try another one of Michael Sears’s performances?
Maybe - but he didn't work very hard on this performance. He couldn't pronounce the foreign names which made him sound uneducated and uninterested.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
The whole story is enlightening and compelling. Good lesson for the present and future and inspiring story of the people who cared. Good 'thriller !
Any additional comments?
Please relay my comment to the narrator. He lets his naturally good voice down by not doing his homework.