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THROUGH THE PERILOUS FIGHT Six Weeks That Saved the Nation

by | Read by Arthur Morey

History • 15 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Vogel interweaves a detailed military history of the War of 1812 as fought in and around Washington, DC, with the story of Francis Scott Key and the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Arthur Morey makes the story seem to tell itself. He has an affable, slightly hoarse everyman's voice, easy to listen to and undistracting. His manner is low-key and never calls attention to the performance. He modulates tone to sense with precision but maintains a conversational ease, like a friendly expert personally telling us what happened. The balance of formality and intimacy fits both the nonfiction genre and the medium of audiobooks. A few editing mistakes won't stop listeners from being absorbed in this production. W.M. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452614144 $39.99 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452664149 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452644141 $83.99 • Twelve CDs

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