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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (116 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert V. Remini Narrator: Oliver Wyman Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In A Short History of the United States, National Book Award winner Robert V. Remini offers a much-needed, concise history of our country. This accessible and lively volume contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions, including the arrival and migration of Native Americans, the founding of a republic under the Constitution, the emergence of the United States as a world power, the outbreak of terrorism here and abroad, the Obama presidency, and everything in between. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “One of our great historians has now given us yet another great work[It] may be brief, but it is wise, eloquent and authoritative. Readers in search of a sprightly tour of the nation’s lives and times need look no farther than Remini’s latest achievement.” 

    Jon Meacham, author of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

  • “It is a perfect history for our times.” 

    Robert Dallek, author of Nixon and Kissinger

  • “Wyman’s narration is lively, and he delivers a lot of information as clearly as possible.”  


Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Darith (Dan) | 1/19/2014

    " Because I had to read this over the summer for AP US History, I wasn't happy. It did a good job of boring me. No offense to the author, but I just can't read a whole book about history in the summer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Scott | 1/2/2014

    " A fantastic 350 pg history of our great country. Truly an amazing story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Joel Bohórquez | 12/4/2013

    " I enjoyed it. It didn't bore me at any point, and as a latinamerican it gave a new perspective about gringos but also about us (latinos). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Helen Damnation | 11/24/2013

    " A good starting place for those who don't know much about US history beyond the obvious. "

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