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COMBAT: THE CIVIL WAR

by | Read by Joe Barrett

History • 29 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Fans of detailed military campaigns will enjoy this collection of primary and secondary sources recounting Civil War battles in the words of the soldiers who fought them. It’s not an exhaustive account, but it is a notable book. Narrator Joe Barrett’s voice brings to mind a character from the Civil War era. He has a measured tone and a scratchy delivery that is the narrative equivalent of thick molasses running out of a jar. Barrett is successful because he varies his pitch to keep things interesting, and he has a wonderful ability to pause at just the right moment to let the author’s words make an impression. He also creates some memorable characters. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2011]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9781441743558 $49.95 • Twenty Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441743565 $44.95 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441751331 $155.99 • Twenty Two cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441743534 $160.00 • Twenty Four CDs

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