This one ranks at or near the top of the audible's I have listened to.
I highly recommend the entire series of Nathaniel Starbuck chronicles. Very interesting history interwoven with a great personal story of triumph and tragedy. The story really pulls you into the timeline of the Civil War.
I like the inflection of his voice, he is very enjoyable to listen too. I like the slight accent and the different tones of the voice for different characters.
I suppose Nathaniel Starbuck himself should be the obvious standout but I also enjoyed his leading officers, namely his Colonel.
This is a great "read" and I highly recommend this book to anyone seeking not only a great story of personal struggle but also the history of the Civil War and different battles.
Emotional, riveting, interesting.
I have been following Robert E. Lee's history a little more. Although he/or his writings are not in this book, it was interesting to hear other people's versions of him and his actions.
Most of the readers voices are very enjoyable although there is one of them I don't enjoy as much. I am not familiar with his name either.
There are several places in the book that are touching, but for the most part it is basic history covered.
I enjoyed all the different perspectives in this book. Listening to Northern and Southern soldiers both and their observations (sometimes on the same battles).
Not sure if I had a favorite but U.S. Grant was prolific in his writings.
I enjoyed most of the readers and their inflections, there was one reader I didn't really enjoy the voice or cadence of, but overall it was good.
Nothing outstanding to sway me either way in particular. I was moved by the scenes of the surrender at Appomattox though.
I enjoyed hearing the closeness General Lee had with his family. The personal touches of reading his actual letters was an enjoyable way to learn the mans personality.
General Lee obviously was my favorite, but after that probably his sons.
One of them was how he responded to the loss of his fellow general and friend, General Stonewall Jackson.
I was really moved by his very earnest faith and how he wasn't afraid to show it.
I enjoyed all the twists to the story but still keeping real life history intertwined.
Not sure which agent I enjoyed best. My least is Pinkerton though.
I enjoy the readers voice, nice and smooth, enjoyable to listen to for long periods.
The time was very well spent. A good history lesson most people are not fully aware of.
I enjoyed the comparisons made between the two Presidents.
Scott has an easy voice to listen to as well as good cadence to his voice.
Pay more attention to what is really being done by people in office as opposed to what they say.
I would say it is as good.
I really enjoy the humor.
I thought Mr. Fry did fine on his performance.
no, not really. Not a "moving" book. I do really enjoy the British humor and that is why I listened to it.
I enjoyed hearing all the details whether good or bad about WWII and this mans life.
The turn around after surviving POW camp and finding God.
Mr. Herrmann has a nice enjoyable voice to listen too. Knowing his voice ahead of time made it an easy choice to purchase this book.
There were several.
The story just didn't seem to flow and was very difficult to listen too.
No, it has not turned me off to Civil War history and other stories, but it was like making my way through a swamp. Too hard to slog through, I lost interest very early on.
No, I gave up early on.
I didn't read the printed version.
I liked George Washington (obviously) but I also like Thomas Jefferson.
I enjoyed hearing about some of the battle scenes he went through with his troops.
I would recommend this book to anyone wanting more details then the basic info on all of the founding fathers.
Yes I would listen to it again. If for no other reason just to "rehash" all the information contained.
I liked the mix of professional/personal lives in it and I also enjoyed the vast number of historical facts I didn't learn in school.
I enjoyed his voice and inflections, very easy to listen to.
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