- ISBN: 9781442393189 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: David McCullough.
|Summary, etc.:|| From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough, who narrates his beloved classic-never before an audio.The bestselling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. Here are Alexander von Humboldt, whose epic explorations of South America surpassed the Lewis and Clark expedition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman who made the big war"; Frederic Remington; the extraordinary Louis Agassiz of Harvard; Charles and Anne Lindbergh, and their fellow long-distance pilots Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Beryl Markham; Harry Caudill, the Kentucky lawyer who...
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