The American Home Front: 1941-1942

The American Home Front: 1941-1942

by Alistair Cooke


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ISBN-13: 9780802143327
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/10/2007
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 937,902
Product dimensions: 5.42(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Born in England and educated at Cambridge, Yale, and Harvard, Alistar Cooke (1908-2004) became a U.S. citizen in 1941. He was awarded an honorary knighthood in 1973 and delivered the keynote address before both houses of Congress at the bicentennial celebrations in 1976. Cooke lived and worked in an apartment overlooking Central Park, where he raised his family and lived with his wife, Jane White, until his death.

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The American Home Front: 1941-1942 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MarilynNJ More than 1 year ago
I listened to the book on CD and I'm now ordering the hard copy. You're back in time with this author as he travels across American during WWII. It's a brilliant time capsule.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alistair Cooke gives you a clear picture of American life, emotion, strife, and pride in every corner of the U.S. I was convinced I lived during the war years thanks to his descriptions and interviews of the common people. One of the best books on U.S. History, and yet written by one from the UK.