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    • 1776

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,378
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,830
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,804

    Why we think it’s a great listen: If you ever thought history was boring, David McCullough’s performance of his fascinating book will change your mind. In this stirring audiobook, McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Front Seat on History

    • By Mark on 10-22-05

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Wright Brothers

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,842
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,898
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,880

    Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story behind the story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.

    On December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright's Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard. The Age of Flight had begun. How did they do it? And why?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story but narration is a little boring

    • By Vince on 08-20-15

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The American Spirit

    • Who We Are and What We Stand For
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 707
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 706

    Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, at a time of self-reflection in America following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume designed to identify important principles and characteristics that are particularly American.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Our New "OLD MAN ELOQUENT" Rides Again

    • By Ray on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $13.12

    • Brave Companions

    • Portraits in History
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664

    The best-selling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. Here are Alexander von Humboldt, whose epic explorations of South America surpassed the Lewis and Clark expedition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman who made the big war”....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Voice of American History

    • By Bradley W. on 10-23-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Course of Human Events

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    On May 15, 2003, David McCullough presented "The Course of Human Events" as The 2003 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities in Washington, DC. The Jefferson Lecture is a tribute to McCullough's lifetime investigation of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Pitch for History

    • By Alan on 09-13-05

    Regular price: $13.27

    • You Are Not Special

    • ...And Other Encouragements
    • By: David McCullough Jr.
    • Narrated by: David McCullough Jr.
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    A profound expansion of David McCullough, Jr.’s popular commencement speech - a call to arms against a prevailing, narrow, conception of success viewed by millions on YouTube - You Are Not Special is a love letter to students and parents as well as a guide to a truly fulfilling, happy life. By acknowledging that the world is indifferent to them, McCullough takes pressure off of students to be extraordinary achievers and instead exhorts them to roll up their sleeves and do something useful with their advantages.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Teacher is Wise

    • By E. Pearson on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $25.09

    • 1776

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    In this stirring audiobook, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a must listen

    • By George on 07-03-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Truman

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 794
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372

    Distinguished historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough tells one of the greatest American stories in this stirring audio adaptation of Truman - a compelling, classic portrait of a life that shaped history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb! A solid choice!

    • By Lee on 11-15-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • American Heritage's Great Minds of American History

    • By: American Heritage
    • Narrated by: Stephen E. Ambrose, David McCullough
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In a series of fascinating interviews, today's best and brightest historians weigh in on the crucial moments in American history. American Heritage's Great Minds of American History takes you there, imbuing the past with an immediacy that goes well beyond the scope of formal histories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just a Pleasure

    • By Michael on 05-03-11

    Regular price: $19.93