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  • The Americans: 11 True Stories of Challenge and Wonder

  • By: Michael Fuller, David Vachon, Paul Chrastina, and others
  • Narrated by: Michael Holmes
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 49

Here are tales of adventurers, gifted and determined, who enriched our lives as they lived theirs with spirit and grit: Francis Scott Key, who turned glorious patriot as he saw Fort McHenry's defenders bombed but not bowed; Amelia Earhart, who became a famous pilot before she could fly, slaves William and Ellen Craft, who ran a thousand miles for freedom using audacity and ingenious disguise, and many more. Discover the true stories about the people you only thought you knew.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Who knew?

  • By A. Good on 02-13-14

Great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-14

Would you listen to The Americans: 11 True Stories of Challenge and Wonder again? Why?

Yes. The whole package is excellent and keeps my interest

Who was your favorite character and why?

Emilia Earhart because she has guts

What does Michael Holmes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Michael loves what he does. He brings warmth and the music/sound effects keep my interest. It is a completely positive experience.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

The world according to Michael Holmes

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