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Washington, DC, USA

  • 3 reviews
  • 145 ratings
  • 197 titles in library
  • 1 purchased in 2014

  • Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Charles Bracelen Flood
    • Narrated By Charles Bracelen Flood

    "We were as brothers," William Tecumseh Sherman said, describing his relationship with Ulysses S. Grant. They were incontestably two of the most important figures in the Civil War, but until now there has been no book about their victorious partnership and the deep friendship that made it possible.

    Brad LaMorgese says: "Superb History"

    This is a well-paced book for those interested in the broader details of the Civil War and relationships between people who shaped events. The narration is well-done and engaging.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Civil War

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Bruce Catton
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener

    For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and a dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is an audiobook without parallel. Bruce Catton understood the Civil War - its participants and battles - and he unfolds it with skill and simplicity.

    Keith says: "The American Civil War"
    "Excellent overview of the Civil War"

    This book provides an excellent overview of the Civil War. Adults seeking a relatively quick summary of personalities, battles, and social, economic, and political forces would do well to listen to this book. The pace of the book gives the listener a little taste of everything without dwelling too long on any one event. I was especially thankful that this book did not included detailed battle descriptions (troop movements, charges, etc), though overviews of important battles were included. With regard to the narrator, I think the Audible clip is not representative of the tone he takes through the entire book. I thought the narration was fine if a little lacking in inflection at first. I highly recommend the audio version of this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Joshua Wolf Shenk
    • Narrated By Richard M. Davidson

    Drawing on a wealth of his own research and the work of other Lincoln scholars, Shenk reveals how the sixteenth president harnessed his depression to fuel his astonishing success. Lincoln found the solace and tactics he needed to deal with the nation's worst crisis in the "coping strategies" he developed over a lifetime of persevering through depressive episodes and personal tragedies.

    Scott says: "Lincoln was depressed - who knew?"
    "Excellent writer. Excellent narrator."

    In this well-written, well-narrated book the listener is offered a great perspective on how and why Lincoln, because of his approach to his melancholy, accomplished so much in his life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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