Books by David McCullough and Complete Book Reviews

Here a preeminent master of narrative history takes on the most fascinating of our founders to create a benchmark for all Adams biographers. With a keen eye for telling detail and a master storyteller's instinct for human interest, McCullough (Tr
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David McCullough, Author . Simon & Schuster $65 (256p) ISBN 978-1-4165-4210-0
This handsome new version of McCullough's blockbuster (2.6 million copies of the original edition in print) is a visual feast. The text is abridged, but McCullough illustrates his riveting account of “the most important year in the war...
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David McCullough, Author Simon & Schuster $40 (1120p) ISBN 978-0-671-45654-2
Cracker-barrel plain in speech and looks, this seemingly ordinary man turned out to be one of our most dynamic presidents. It was Harry S. Truman who ordered the atomic bomb dropped, halted Communists in Turkey and Greece, initiated the Marshall...
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David McCullough, Author . Simon & Schuster $32 (400p) ISBN 978-0-7432-2671-4
Bestselling historian and two-time Pulitzer winner McCullough follows up John Adams by staying with America's founding, focusing on a year rather than an individual: a momentous 12 months in the fight for independence. How did a group of ragtag
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David McCullough, Author Prentice Hall $21 (240p) ISBN 978-0-13-140104-4
Despite the diversity of their interests and achievements, the men and women profiled in this collection of 17 essays by bestselling historian McCullough ( The Great Bridge ; The Path Between the Seas ) had a lot in common. Whether scientist (Louis...
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David McCullough, Author, Edward Herrmann, Read by , read by Edward Herrmann. Simon & Schuster Audio $35 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7435-3722-3
This outstanding audio adaptation brings to life the Herculean struggles behind the creation of one of this country's most recognizable and enduring landmarks. Herrmann's rich, expressive voice perfectly complements McCullough's stately...
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David McCullough, read by Edward Herrmann and David McCullough. Simon & Schuster Audio, unabridged, 16 CDs, 17 hrs., $29.95 ISBN 978-1-4423-4418-1
This detailed and riveting book from award-winning historian McCullough traces the lives of several high-profile Americans—including Oliver Wendell Holms, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Mark Twain—who, in the 19th century, found themselves in Paris....
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David McCullough, Author, David McCullough, Read by , read by the author, with Anne Twomey. Simon & Schuster Audio $29.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7435-4007-0
In the Pulitzer Prize–winning John Adams , McCullough provided an in-depth look at the life of America's second president; here, the author shifts his focus to the other major players of the American Revolution, providing a detailed...
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David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, $30 (336p) ISBN 978-1-4767-2874-2
Mechanical invention is close to a religious calling in this reverent biography of the pioneers of heavier-than-air flight. Pulitzer-winning historian McCullough (Truman) sees something exalted in the two bicycle mechanics and lifelong bachelors who
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David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, $30 (352p) ISBN 978-1-5011-6868-0
Popular historian McCullough (1776) uses his well-crafted writing style and thorough research to highlight the evolution of the “Ohio territory” (now Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin) from late-18th-century settlement to well-regarded...
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