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'Simply put, this is history writing at its best from one of its top practitioners. - PW starred review
'This is a first-rate historical account, which should appeal to both scholars and general readers.' - Kirkus starred review

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David McCullough has been acclaimed as a "master of the art of narrative history." He is the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.

His most recent book, the widely praised The Wright Brothers, was a #1 New York Times bestseller and remained on the list for nine months. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, also a #1 bestseller, has been called "dazzling…history to be savored." His 1776 has been acclaimed "a classic," while John Adams, published in 2001, remains one of the most praised and widely read American biographies of all time.

In the words of the citation accompanying his honorary degree from Yale, "As an historian, he paints with words, giving us pictures ...

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