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Download Fabric of America: How Our Borders And Boundaries Shaped the Country and Forged Our National Identity Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Fabric of America: How Our Borders And Boundaries Shaped the Country and Forged Our National Identity (Unabridged), by Andro Linklater
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (45 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andro Linklater Narrator: Nelson Runger Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Using the same blend of narrative and rhetorical brilliance that made his critically acclaimed debut history so successful, Andro Linklater begins with premier U.S. surveyor Andrew Ellicott calculating the Pennsylvania-Virginia border in 1784 - using telescope, chronograph, and astronomical tables. As pioneers move westward, Ellicott and his kind create property which hastens the formation of stabilizing government. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Caitlin | 6/10/2013

    " Interesting book on the rather obscure topic discussing how many of the borders of the states were marked and the significance of them. How did Pennsylvania get its nice southwest corner square? What about Missouri (think Missouri compromise!). Find out here. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dave Woodall | 11/12/2012

    " Good book, but more detail than I care to learn about. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lora | 1/20/2012

    " I have to say that I wouldn't have read this with my eyeballs, but listening to it was remarkably interesting. Not what I expected at all, but a completely different point of view of the expansion of America. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by David | 10/10/2011

    " Made it more than half-way , but couldn't finish it. "

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