Few audio productions this year are likely to match, or deserve as much praise as, this history of the Progressive Era and the presidential friendship that shaped, and was destroyed by, its politics. Doris Kearns Goodwin is one of our most popular and esteemed historians, and her gifts have never been better illustrated than in her shaping of that noisy and pontificate age into a manageable narrative—one that makes even the childhood and young manhood of William Howard Taft compelling listening. Edward Herrmann is simply her most simpatico reader. As in his reading of NO ORDINARY TIME, his steady, unflagging delivery is perfectly attuned to her narrative voice and, without mimicry, to the broad array of voices, personalities, and events that highlight this rich personal and social drama. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2013]
Trade Ed. Simon & Schuster Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9781442353152 $75.00 Thirty CDs
DD ISBN 9781442353169 $39.95
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2013
CD ISBN 978-1-4703-2937-2 $77.75 Twenty-nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4703-2938-9 $49.75 Three MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4703-6891-3 $70.00
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