A Short History of the United States by Robert V. Remini audiobook

A Short History of the United States

By Robert V. Remini
Read by Oliver Wyman

HarperAudio
10.29 Hours 1
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In A Short History of the United States, National Book Award winner Robert V. Remini offers a much-needed, concise history of our country. This accessible and lively volume contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions, including the arrival and migration of Native Americans, the founding of a republic under the Constitution, the emergence of the United States as a world power, the outbreak of terrorism here and abroad, the Obama presidency, and everything in between.

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In A Short History of the United States, National Book Award winner Robert V. Remini offers a much-needed, concise history of our country. This accessible and lively volume contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions, including the arrival and migration of Native Americans, the founding of a republic under the Constitution, the emergence of the United States as a world power, the outbreak of terrorism here and abroad, the Obama presidency, and everything in between.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“One of our great historians has now given us yet another great work[It] may be brief, but it is wise, eloquent and authoritative. Readers in search of a sprightly tour of the nation’s lives and times need look no farther than Remini’s latest achievement.”  Jon Meacham, author of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
“It is a perfect history for our times.”  Robert Dallek, author of Nixon and Kissinger
“Wyman’s narration is lively, and he delivers a lot of information as clearly as possible.”   AudioFile

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Author Bio: Robert V. Remini

Author Bio: Robert V. Remini

Robert V. Remini, historian of the US House of Representatives, has been teaching and writing about American history for more than half a century. He has written more than twenty books, including the definitive three-volume biography The Life of Andrew Jackson, which won the National Book Award (1984). His other books include biographies of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Quincy Adams, and Joseph Smith. His Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars won the Spur Award for best western nonfiction from the Western Writers of America. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English