Marc Wortman
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Marc Wortman

Marc Wortman is the author of 1941: Fighting the Shadow War, A Divided America in a World at War; The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power (2006); and The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta (2009). (Learn more at: marcwortmanbooks.com and facebook.com/marcwortmanbooks)

The Millionaires' Unit is the basis for the award-winning documentary by Humanus Films (www.millionairesunit.org).

Recipient of Sigma Delta Chi, CASE feature writing and Daily Beast Long Reads awards, Marc has written feature articles for Vanity Fair, Smithsonian, Time/HNN, and other popular and specialized publications. He frequently contributes reviews and essays to The Daily Beast. Along the way, he was also a columnist for the New Haven Register and an editor at the Yale Alumni Magazine. He has spoken to audiences around the country and appeared on CNN, NPR, C-SPAN BookTV, CPTV, the History Channel, and many other radio and television outlets. Marc was born in St. Louis and grew up in the Washington, DC, area. Following college at Brown University, he received a doctorate from Princeton University. He lives with his family in New Haven.

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    • 1941: Fighting the Shadow War

    • A Divided America in a World at War 
    • By: Marc Wortman
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Historian Marc Wortman thrillingly explores the little-known history of America's clandestine involvement in World War II before the attack on Pearl Harbor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating, well worth the time to read or listen.

    • By tennreader on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Bonfire

    • The Siege and Burning of Atlanta
    • By: Marc Wortman
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 16 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The destruction of Atlanta is an iconic moment in American history - it was the centerpiece of the hugely successful book and movie Gone with the Wind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't disagree more

    • By Phillip on 11-16-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Millionaires' Unit

    • By: Marc Wortman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    The Millionaires' Unit is the story of a gilded generation of young men from the zenith of privilege....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard story to get into.

    • By Craig Walker on 01-14-15

    Regular price: $27.99

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