The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 by William Manchester

The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972

byWilliam Manchester

Kobo ebook | November 12, 2013

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Award-winning historian and biographer William Manchester, author of The Last Lion, an epic three-volume biography of Winston Churchill, brings us an evocative and powerful exploration of the American way of life from 1932 to 1972. Covering almost every facet of American culture during a very diverse and tumultuous period in history, Manchester's account is both dramatic and surprisingly intimate--with compelling details that could only be known by a dedicated historian who lived through and documented this fascinating time in history.

For several decades, William Manchester was the most popular and highly regarded historian and biographer of his time--and this book provides the reader with a powerful example of the reason for that reputation.

"There is no fiction that can compete with good, gossipy, anecdotal history--the inside story of who said or did what in moments of great tensions or crisis... I think you ought to read this history and weep, read it and laugh, read it and don't repeat it." --Anatole Broyard

Title:The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 12, 2013Publisher:RosettaBooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0795335571

ISBN - 13:9780795335570

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The glory and the dream Magnificent the writiing & superb use of the english makes this sweping history a joy to read
Date published: 2015-01-23