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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kevin M. Schultz Narrator: Peter Berkrot Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2015 ISBN: 9781622317585
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A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters: William F. Buckley and Norman Mailer. The two towering figures argued publicly about every major 1960s issues: the co Download and start listening now!


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  • “[A] provocative and thorough…social and political history of the sixties, among the very best we have had.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Schultz navigates the 1960s through these two larger-than-life men, offering plentiful anecdotes in an informed, entertaining style.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “One might think that Bill Buckley and Norman Mailer were not at all alike, but Kevin M. Schultz, in his very entertaining book, reminds us to think again. In fact, despite their complicated political differences, these two American originals liked each other, tried to understand each other, and discovered that that they had much in common.”

    Jeffrey Frank, bestselling author of Ike and Dick

  • “Riveting…Schultz not only brings the spirits of William Buckley and Norman Mailer back to life, he endows us with a subtle yet profound analytical framework for understanding the massive social changes set off during the Sixties. Anyone who wants to understand contemporary American political culture needs to read this book.”

    Andrew Hartman, author of A War for the Soul of America

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About the Narrator

Peter Berkrot, a forty-year veteran of stage and screen, was the director of narration for the Emmy-nominated The Truth about Cancer. He has voiced over three hundred audiobook titles, winning six Earphones Awards, a 2012 Audie Award nomination, and a 2016 Audie Award. He has appeared in Showtime’s Brotherhood and Loosies and played Angie D’Annunzio in Caddyshack.