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A NATION RISING Untold Tales of Flawed Founders, Fallen Heroes, and Forgotten Fighters from America's Hidden History

by | Read by Robertson Dean

History • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Taking issue with the euphemism and understatement that tend to mask history, the author covers six lesser-known aspects of America's past. Robertson Dean's rich voice brings drama and emotion to the stories, which recount Aaron Burr's trial, incidents of anti-Catholic sentiment, the Amistad rebellion, and the Seminole wars in Florida. The stories are rich in detail: Aaron Burr's biography includes a march to Quebec with Benedict Arnold, while Andrew Jackson's childhood experience as a British prisoner works its way into the story of his meeting with a Native American warrior. Davis's account is best as an introduction to these historical events. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2010]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9780739334515 $32.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780739334522 $17.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2010

CD ISBN 9781415963111 $32.00 • Six CDs

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