Absolutely American by David Lipsky audiobook

Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point

By David Lipsky
Read by David Lipsky

Random House Audio
7.13 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780739312810

"A superb description of modern military culture, and one of the most gripping accounts of university life.... Powerful.... Wonderfully told." --The New York Times Book Review As David Lipsky follows a future generation of army officers from their proving grounds to their barracks, he reveals the range of emotions and desires that propels these men and women forward. From the cadet who struggles with every facet of West Point life to those who are decidedly huah, Lipsky shows people facing challenges so daunting and responsibilities so heavy that their transformations are fascinating to watch. Absolutely American is a thrilling portrait of a unique institution and those who make up its ranks. With an updated Epilogue by the author. NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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A 2003 Time Magazine Top 10 Book for Nonfiction

"A superb description of modern military culture, and one of the most gripping accounts of university life.... Powerful.... Wonderfully told." --The New York Times Book Review As David Lipsky follows a future generation of army officers from their proving grounds to their barracks, he reveals the range of emotions and desires that propels these men and women forward. From the cadet who struggles with every facet of West Point life to those who are decidedly huah, Lipsky shows people facing challenges so daunting and responsibilities so heavy that their transformations are fascinating to watch. Absolutely American is a thrilling portrait of a unique institution and those who make up its ranks. With an updated Epilogue by the author. NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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Author Bio: David Lipsky

Author Bio: David Lipsky

David Lipsky is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone. He has written for the New Yorker, the New York TimesHarper’s, and the Boston Globe, among other publications. His fiction has appeared in the New Yorker and The Best American Short Stories, and his novel, The Art Fair, won acclaim from the New York Times Book ReviewNewsweekPeople, and others. His honors include a MacDowell fellowship and a Henry Hoyns fellowship. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 7.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English