David McCullough American Presidents E-Book Box Set: John Adams, Mornings on Horseback, Truman, The Course of Human Events

David McCullough American Presidents E-Book Box Set: John Adams, Mornings on Horseback, Truman, The Course of Human Events

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by David McCullough
     
 

This e-book box set features David McCullough’s award-winning biographies of American Presidents, including:

·         John Adams: The magisterial, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the independent, irascible Yankee patriot, one of our nation’s founders and most important figures, who…  See more details below

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This e-book box set features David McCullough’s award-winning biographies of American Presidents, including:

·         John Adams: The magisterial, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the independent, irascible Yankee patriot, one of our nation’s founders and most important figures, who became our second president.

·         Mornings on Horseback: The brilliant National Book Award-winning biography of young Theodore Roosevelt’s metamorphosis from sickly child to a vigorous, intense man poised to become a national hero and then president.

·         Truman: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Harry Truman, the complex and courageous man who rose from modest origins to make momentous decisions as president, from dropping the atomic bomb to going to war in Korea.

·         Special Bonus: The Course of Human Events: In this Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, David McCullough draws on his personal experience as a historian to acknowledge the crucial importance of writing in history’s enduring impact and influence, and he affirms the significance of history in teaching us about human nature through the ages.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451658156
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
2384
Sales rank:
879,966
File size:
11 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

 
David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.
David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other acclaimed books include 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, and The Wright Brothers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Visit DavidMcCullough.com.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
July 7, 1933
Place of Birth:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Education:
B.A., Yale University, 1955
Website:
http://authors.simonandschuster.com/David-McCullough/938

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