Booknotes: Stories from American History

Booknotes: Stories from American History

by Brian Lamb
     
 

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American history is shaped by great and small events, and in recent years a generation of writers has brought these events to life. They have shared these stories with the viewers of the long-running C-SPAN author-interview program Booknotes, and here some of the best have been collected for readers to savor. In this volume, more than eighty contemporary

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American history is shaped by great and small events, and in recent years a generation of writers has brought these events to life. They have shared these stories with the viewers of the long-running C-SPAN author-interview program Booknotes, and here some of the best have been collected for readers to savor. In this volume, more than eighty contemporary writers and historians examine seminal moments from American history, celebrated and uncelebrated alike.

Booknotes offers readers conversational essays edited from the interview show, providing an enticing selection of author-subject pairings. For anyone interested in America's rich history-and especially the devoted fans of C-SPAN's Booknotes-this is an engaging compendium of information, opinions, and new perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142002490
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,450,881
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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