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by | Read by Simon Vance

History • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

In 1754 an uneasy balance existed on the North American continent between three great nations: France, the Iroquois Confederacy, and the British Empire. Seven years later, following the French and Indian War, only one superpower remained, England. Simon Vance handles this complex narrative with a stately intelligence, although his British accent belies the preeminence of England in this story. He pronounces the many Native American place names and French-Canadian phrases with ease. Look for a young George Washington, who learns a number of valuable lessons that will serve him well two decades later. This project coincided with a PBS documentary series and the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War. B.P. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 06]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2006

CD ISBN 1400101964 $34.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 1400151961 $22.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $16.09


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2006

CD ISBN 1400131960 $69.99 • Eight CDs

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