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The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932
     

The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932

by William Manchester
 

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This great time capsule of a book captures the abundant popular history of the United States from 1932 to 1972. It encompasses politics, military history, economics, the arts, science, fashion, fads, social change, sexual mores, communications, graffiti—everything and anything indigenous that can be captured in print. Masterfully compressing four crowded

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This great time capsule of a book captures the abundant popular history of the United States from 1932 to 1972. It encompasses politics, military history, economics, the arts, science, fashion, fads, social change, sexual mores, communications, graffiti—everything and anything indigenous that can be captured in print. Masterfully compressing four crowded decades of our history,The Glory and the Dreamrelives the epic, significant, or just memorable events that befell the generation of Americans whose lives pivoted between the America before and the America after the Second World War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781470887476
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged
Sales rank:
1,174,151
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 3.10(d)

Meet the Author

William Manchester (1922–2004) was an award-winning American author, biographer, historian, and a professor emeritus of history at Wesleyan University. Among his many New York Times bestselling books are A World Lit Only by Fire; The Glory and the Dream; American Caesar; Goodbye, Darkness; and The Last Lion, a multivolume biography of Winston Churchill. He was also a recipient of the National Humanities Medal and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award.

Jeff Riggenbach has narrated numerous titles for Blackstone Audio and won an AudioFile Earphones Award. An author, contributing editor, and producer, he has worked in radio in San Francisco for the last thirty years, earning a Golden Mike Award for journalistic excellence.

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