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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (913 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Kurlansky Narrator: Christopher Cazenove Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history.

In many ways, this momentous year led us to where we are today. Whether through youth and music, politics and war, economics and the media, Mark Kurlansky shows how 12 volatile months transformed who we were as a people. But above all, he gives a new insight into the underlying causes of the unique historical phenomenon that was the year 1968.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nathan | 2/4/2014

    " This is one of the best books I have ever read. Really captures the time and shows the relation between all these different revolts. The stories are amazing and it gives you a great understanding of a historic time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Gail | 2/2/2014

    " My goodness, so much happened in this year and this brings it all back. It was the year we graduated college and started "real life" and jobs in NYC. So it was an eventful year for the us and for the US and for the world. This book was wonderfully researched and was very readable as well as nostalgic. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Micky Livingston | 1/28/2014

    " Since I graduated from high school in 1968, this helped me remember those events during my senior year that was so lost because of the Viet-Nam War. Gift from one of my children. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kimberlyluisi | 1/22/2014

    " An exceptionally interesting read, particularly in the context of this year. "

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