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David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set: 1776, The Johnstown Flood, Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, The Course of Human Events
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David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set: 1776, The Johnstown Flood, Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, The Course of Human Events

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by David McCullough
 
From New York Times bestselling author David McCullough, a special eBook boxed set features books that study key points of American history.

The David McCullough Great Moments in History e-book box set includes the following McCullough classics:

·         1776: The riveting story

Overview

From New York Times bestselling author David McCullough, a special eBook boxed set features books that study key points of American history.

The David McCullough Great Moments in History e-book box set includes the following McCullough classics:

·         1776: The riveting story of George Washington, the men who marched with him, and their British foes in the momentous year of American independence.

·         The Johnstown Flood: The classic history of an American tragedy that became a scandal in the age of the Robber Barons, the preventable flood that destroyed a town and killed 2,000 people.

·         Path Between the Seas: The epic National Book Award-winning history of the heroic successes, tragic failures, and astonishing engineering and medical feats that made the Panama Canal possible.

·         The Great Bridge: The remarkable, enthralling story of the planning and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which linked two great cities and epitomized American optimism, skill, and determination.

·         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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451658231
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
2048
File size:
20 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 The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, 1776,  The Greater Journey, 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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David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set: 1776, The Johnstown Flood, Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, The Course of Human Even 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why does it cost more to buy the box set than it does to buy the individual books separately?? Really Barnes and Noble?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago