Washington

Washington

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Audiobook CD - 2010
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Unabridged, 30 CDs, 39 hours
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From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington.

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Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2010.
Edition: Library ed.
ISBN: 9780142428337
0142428337
9780307876461
0307876462
Branch Call Number: CDAUDIO BIO Washingt G.
Characteristics: 33 audio discs (41 hr., 54 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Brick, Scott

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judithsemerson
May 01, 2012

I agree wholeheartedly! Now my hero as well. His story brought me to tears in several places, this book should be required reading in American schools. Washington was not unusual for his home state of Virginia in his views on slavery -- I noticed he always had misgivings about the practice.

My daughter listened to it and loves it as well. Ron Chernow has proven to be a great biographer -- I enjoyed reading Hamilton a few years ago, then House of Morgan.

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toddschirm
Jun 01, 2011

Excellent talking book if you can manage to get through 33 disks. Washington is now one of my few heroes, even though the book tried to white wash him as a slave owner. Yes, it was wrong to own slaves, but in my opinion, what Washington did for the US was incredible.

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