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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 widely acclaimed as a "master
of the art of narrative history," "a matchless writer." He is twice winner of
the National Book Award, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize. In December 2006 he
received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian
His books have been praised for their scholarship, their understanding of American life, their "vibrant prose," and insight into individual character. 1776, the number one New York Times national bestseller in both hardcover and paperback, has been called, "brilliant... powerful," "a classic," while his previous work, John Adams, remains one of the most critically acclaimed and widely read American biographies of all time. To ...
David McCullough: mick-CULL-uh
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