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TRAVELS WITH GEORGE In Search of Washington and His Legacy

by | Read by Nathaniel Philbrick

History • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

In 1789, one of the first things President George Washington did was travel from the first capital in New York City to Massachusetts and to the Carolinas to take the pulse of a people who'd endured a long, contentious revolution. With a cheerful, engaging delivery and a healthy supply of historical facts and personal anecdotes, author and narrator Nathaniel Philbrick follows Washington's path, visiting roadside taverns and historic homes where Washington did actually sleep. With a critical ear and an empathetic tone, Philbrick examines the day's thorniest questions--states' rights, a national treasury, and, toughest of all, slavery. Washington accomplished a tremendous amount but was never able to convince the country or even himself to abolish the "institution." That burden remains with our nation to this day. B.P. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2021]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2021

CD ISBN 9780593417881 $40.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9780593417898 $22.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593417904 $95.00

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