This type of book definitely lends itself more toward print. There are too many references, and asides that don't work well in an audio format. If you have the option, I would choose the print edition of this book.
I very much enjoyed this book. I'm not normally a historical non-fiction fan, but it was a very interesting look into our second president's life. The only downside is that the narrator often has very long pauses in between sentences/sections. I found myself looking to see if it had stopped running a number of times.
This is an excellent book, with a very good narrator. My only issue with it is that it appears there was poor sound insulation between the studio this book was recorded in, and another studio. I would often hear quiet murmurings from (I assume) another audiobook reading. It was a bit distracting at times. However, I reiterate the quality of the material and the narration. I often found myself sitting in a parking lot for an additional 10-15 minutes, not willing to turn the book off and get out of the car.
This is a good book, however this type of book, with many figures and references may not lend itself well to the audio realm.
This is an excellent book (excellent series too), and lends itself well to audio. However, sound effects and music used for dramatic effect can overpower the speech in some situations and settings. It lost a star in my book because of this.
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