The performance of this story is first rate, the story however I think tries too hard to include every notable figure of the era and in doing so loses something in pacing and structure.
Still a story worth listening too, just not first rate.
I enjoyed this one as much as I enjoyed his Lincoln book, this one was a little longer, but still light fare. I listen to a lot of historical audio-books and these last two O'Reilly books are a nice change of pace, not as in depth as most books on the subject but he hits all the salient points and does so in a nice well paced manner.
This audiobook is worth a listen, but has it'e flaws.
The story is well written, fast paced, and quite entertaining.
They needed to hire a professional reader, Bill O'Reilly may be OK for TV but he is not very skilled as a narrator.
Yes, and due to it's rather short duration this can be easily achieved.
Audiobooks of this duration should be only 1/2 a credit at most, I disliked spending a full credit for this when I could get books 4 to 5 times it's size for the same price.
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