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I INVENTED THE MODERN AGE The Rise of Henry Ford

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Sean Runnette

Biography & Memoir • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Henry Ford was a driven genius who eventually came to believe he could accomplish anything, even stopping WWI. It’s difficult to capture the life of such a complex man in a single work, but this biography does a capable job. Sean Runnette offers a solid and, at times, spirited narration. He captures the excitement and enthusiasm of Ford’s early years as he labors to perfect his first automobile, crafting every part from scratch. In the latter portion of the book, Runnette depicts the pathos as Ford’s successes cause him to develop monomania, alienating most of those around him, including his own son. Runnette varies the pacing of his reading effectively, carrying the listener along and adding emphasis for effect as needed. He limits vocal characterizations to direct quotes by foreign speakers. R.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452614465 $39.99 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452664460 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452644462 $83.99 • Eleven CDs

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