Library Ed. Recorded Books 2006
CS ISBN 9781419389504 $97.75 Sixteen cassettes
CD ISBN 9781419389528 $123.75 Sixteen CDs
How did it happen, David McCullough asks. How could the scrawny, asthmatic kid born to New York blue bloods transform himself into the boxing, rough-riding politician and Dakota rancher who became America's twenty-sixth president, Theodore Roosevelt? With his easy, graceful eloquence, Nelson Runger narrates McCullough's answer. The chemistry is simple: It's all about family, character, and a love of place. It begins with a father and mother deeply attached to each other and their children. Family is always first. Then come summers on the Nile, Harvard, and the Dakota Badlands. Finally, the glue: a strong heart and indomitable spirit. Runger intuitively recognizes McCullough's great purpose: to tell a quiet story about the small things in life that converge to make a man great. P.E.F. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.