The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman audiobook

The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution

By Barbara W. Tuchman
Read by Davina Porter

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664505636

  • ISBN: 9781664613461

Runtime: 13.71 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

The prize-winning historian's fresh look at the people and events that decided America's struggle for independence. Its suspenseful climax is the 500-mile march undertaken by General Washington to surround Cornwallis at Yorktown.

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Author Bio: Barbara W. Tuchman

Author Bio: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) was a self-trained historian and author who achieved prominence with The Zimmerman Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1963. She received her BA degree from Radcliffe College in 1933 and worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Pacific Relations in New York and Tokyo from 1934 to 1935. She then began working as a journalist and contributed to publications including The Nation, for which she covered the Spanish Civil War as a foreign correspondent in 1937. Her other books, include The Proud Tower, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, The First Salute, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China: 1911-45, also awarded the Pulitzer Prize. In 1980 the National Endowment for the Humanities selected her to deliver the Jefferson Lecture, the US government’s highest honor for intellectual achievement in the humanities.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 13.71
Audience: Adult
Language: English