Truman by David McCullough

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Published by Simon & Schuster Audio .

Written in English

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  • Biography & Autobiography,
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  • Presidents & Heads of State,
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The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7952016M
ISBN 100743508068
ISBN 109780743508063

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Opening the first page of The Accidental President is like pulling up a chair to Truman’s White House desk where we sit engrossed as world events unfold in the most intimate manner, titanic in scale.

This is history and humanity in lush, vivid color.". The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished historian.

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Truman was a farmer, even though farmers were discouraged to fight, In Captain Truman's first confrontation with the Germans he proved brave 4/4(). Harry Truman had a lifelong love of reading.

Mama Truman taught Harry to read before he started school. She gave ten-year-old Harry a four volume set of essays entitled, Great Men and Famous Women, which Harry read with great enthusiasm.

Although a lack of money kept Mr. Truman from going to college, he continued to read and educate himself. This adorable picture book would be terrific to share with young readers getting ready to go to school, especially those starting school for the first time.

The book shares the story of Truman, a little tortoise who loves his Sarah so much, because she seems to be an awful lot like him - quiet and pensive (there's a word for young readers to learn)/5.

A Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis and the trash trucks and the number eleven bus, which travels south.

He never worries about the world below until one day, when Sarah straps on a big backpack and does something Truman has never seen before. She boards the bus.

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About The Book The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished ed on: J   The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S.

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Readers jaded by Vietnam and Watergate may ask: Could any President be this serene, honest, and courageous. The book gives a fascinating insight into the difficulties of public office and the setting of public policy.

It also presents Harry S. Truman as a man of real integrity and one who will, in the long run, undoubtedly go down as one of our great presidents. Throughout this book I was consistently impressed with Mr. Mccullough's writing style.5/5(5).

(Some voices were, however, in my opinion, too low and ponderous.) At the end, and this is a book that covers all aspects of Truman’s life, from birth to death, i.e. there were tears in my eyes. This is a book about a man dedicated to.

* “Harry S. Truman: A Life” by Robert Ferrell – this book was published two years after McCullough’s iconic biography and in many ways the two couldn’t be more different. Where McCullough’s is colorful and unfailingly friendly toward its subject, Ferrell’s is carefully dispassionate and analytical.

Truman is the first book I book on Audible and mistakenly purchased the abridged version. I thought it was light and glossed over much of what interested me. The establishment of the state of Israel took up about six words!!. I really felt cheated afterward. The writing is fine.

McCullough's delivery is excellent. Truman was truly an outstanding leader and president and this book did him justice. The areas where Truman was found wanting were tastefully covered and allowed one to see ugly truths, while preserving Truman's dignity.

The narrator was outstanding. His long pauses and impersonations were magical and allowed one time to digest and interpret the.

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