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The Civil War Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Civil War (Unabridged), by Bruce Catton
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (581 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bruce Catton Narrator: Barrett Whitener Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and a dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is an audiobook without parallel. Bruce Catton understood the Civil War - its participants and battles - and he unfolds it with skill and simplicity. Of all historians past and present, Bruce Catton ranks among the best. 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 Review by Geoklass | 2/19/2014

    " As good as any Civil War history. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Review by Jim | 2/14/2014

    " Jeanette gave this to me for either Christmas or my birthday. Not sure which. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Courtney | 2/4/2014

    " Decent quick summary of the Civil War. Addresses the Southern perspective equally if not more than the Northern perspective. This was informative and appreciated. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Brad Fabian | 1/22/2014

    " Great general history of the civil war! "

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About the Author
Author Bruce Catton

Bruce Catton (1899–1978), author and editor, is best known as a Civil War historian. Born in Michigan, he served in the navy and worked for newspapers and the federal government before publishing his first Civil War book, Mr. Lincoln’s Army, at age fifty-one. In 1954, the year he became the editor of American Heritage magazine, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his book A Stillness at Appomattox.

About the Narrator

Barrett Whitener has been narrating audiobooks since 1992. His recordings have won several awards, including the prestigious Audie and seven Earphones Awards. AudioFile magazine has named him one of the Best Voices of the Century. He lives in Washington, DC.