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Sterling Biographies: : George Washington: An American Life | [Laurie Calkhoven]

Sterling Biographies: : George Washington: An American Life

"First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" - and first in the minds of schoolchildren, who learn about George Washington as soon as they begin studying American history. From Washington's Virginia childhood, through his days as a soldier and general, to his inauguration as the first President of the brand-new United States, and into retirement, this biography captures the full breadth and achievements of his life.
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"First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" - and first in the minds of schoolchildren, who learn about George Washington as soon as they begin studying American history.

From Washington's Virginia childhood, through his days as a soldier and general, to his inauguration as the first president of the brand-new United States, and into retirement, this biography captures the full breadth and achievements of his life. It covers both the personal and the private, reveals his views on everything from governmental power to the abolition of slavery, and separates fascinating truth from well-worn legend - including that infamous, but false, tale about chopping down the cherry tree.

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    Where does Sterling Biographies rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This was my favorite book after The Sword in the Stone by TH White, read by Neville Jason.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    George Washington, because he was a hero in the American Revolution


    What about Roscoe Orman’s performance did you like?

    He talked just right so I could understand him.


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    Yes, I listened to it twice, but the second time I didn't listen to it all at once.


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    It was very good. I am looking for more Sterling Biographies to listen to now.

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