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Author: Kenneth C. Davis Narrator: Dick Estell Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2011 ISBN: 9780307971265
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“Distinct, clear, and balanced. . . . Davis has a gift for deftly rendering the essentials.”—New York Times Book Review

“Lively and relevant.” —USA Today

 
Millions of Americans, bored by dull textbooks, are in the dark about the most significant event in our history. Now New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes to the rescue, deftly sorting out the players, the politics, and the key events—Emancipation and Reconstruction, Shiloh and Gettysburg, Generals Grant and Lee, Harriet Beecher Stowe—and much more.

Drawing on moving eyewitness accounts, Davis includes a wealth of “hidden history” about the roles played by women and African Americans before and during the war, along with lesser-known facts that will enthrall even learned Civil War buffs. Vivid, informative, and hugely entertaining, Don’t Know Much About the Civil War is the only audiobook you’ll ever need on “the war that never ended.” Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “History in Davis’ hands is loud, coarse, painful, funny, irreverent—and memorable.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • “A brilliant crash course.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • A USA Today bestseller

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About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is an American popular historian and the author of the Don’t Know Much About® series with more than four million copies in print worldwide. He is a frequent media guest on national television and radio, has written for the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, and has been a commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered.

About the Narrator

Dick Estell was instrumental in the formation of National Public Radio and served as board chairman from 1972–74.  During this period he syndicated The Radio Reader to other public radio stations in the US.  He retired from WKAR in 1986 but continues to produce The Radio Reader from his home studio.