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THE YEAR OF LIVING CONSTITUTIONALLY One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Constitution's Original Meaning

by | Read by A.J. Jacobs

Contemporary Culture • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2024

Author A.J. Jacobs narrates his newest pop-culture examination of history with energy and enthusiasm. Setting out to understand what it means to live by the Constitution, Jacobs blends serious reflection and interviews with constitutional law experts with personal experiments. He uses a quill pen on cotton rag paper to write opinions that he hands out in Times Square (the right to free speech) and totes a 1700s musket around Manhattan (the right to bear arms). Since women weren't allowed to sign contracts when the Constitution was written, he briefly tries to do his wife's contract-negotiation job. Jacobs's high-pitched raspy voice isn't a professional narrator's, but he reads with a smile and knows how to get a point across in this thoughtful, entertaining work. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2024]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2024

DD ISBN 9780593506318 $22.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2024

DD ISBN 9780593506325 $76.00

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