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HEAVEN'S DITCH God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal

by | Read by Andrew Reilly

History • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

The Erie Canal was built during the Second Great Awakening in American religion, when New York State was a hotbed of religious fervor. These are the twin focuses of this audiobook. Andrew Reilly offers a solid, engaging narration that captures the excitement of the period. He varies his pace nicely to keep the text flowing for the listener. But his narration can't overcome structural problems with the text itself. The author jumps from topic to topic so often that it's hard for listeners to follow, and the multitude of personalities makes it hard to keep people straight. This is really two histories--one of the canal and one of religious fervor. Because of Reilly's reading, diligent listeners will learn a lot about both. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9781504729390 $34.95 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN 9781504729369 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9781504729376 $90.00 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781504729383 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781504729338 multiple sources

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