The American Century, Volume I Audio, Cassette – Abridged, Audiobook. Ira Claffey has narrated or co-narrated numerous audio titles from Macmillan Audio.
The American Century, Volume I Audio, Cassette – Abridged, Audiobook. by. Harold Evans (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. His work includes Rock Rats, Thomas Jefferson, Rutherford B. Hayes, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Quincy Adams, Grover Cleveland, James Madison, and Theodore Roosevelt. Of Ira’s narration of Theodore Roosevelt, AudioFile magazine has said, Ira Claffey's passionate but cultivated voice is the perfect medium in which to join two men of refinement.
This audio program intrigues and involves, vividly bringing to life the power and passion of the American century, a century like no other. A graduate of Durham University, he has written a number of bestselling histories.
The American Century, Volumes I-IV book. Celebrate 100 years that made history with the American Century complete, including volumes I-IV As we embark upon this new millennium, we look back. the incredible last 100 years, 1889-1989, an amazing adventure that was uniquely and unforgettably all-American.
Ira Claffey reads manfully, although he doesn't do voices, but then you get a lot of voices in a hundred years. The volume from which this text is extracted features 900 photos. Guess how many of these we see?
Ira Claffey reads manfully, although he doesn't do voices, but then you get a lot of voices in a hundred years. Snatches of music at the end of each side of each tape are meant to set the mood. Tom-toms, for instance, open the section on Native Americans. But often the choices seem generic. Guess how many of these we see? Coffee-table books don't great listening make. Airbox pak (each), Audio Renaissance, 1998.
By (author) Harold Evans, With Kevin Baker, With Professor Gail Buckland, Read by Ira Claffey. AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).
The winds began to blow in the spring and summer of 1929. nobody took much notice. The stock market soared from peak to peak, and President Hoover foresaw a final triumph over poverty. But two storms, one environmental, one financial, were about to break over America - with horrific consequences.
In 1984 he moved to the United States, where he had leading positions in journalism with . News & World Report, The Atlantic Monthly, and the New York Daily News. In 1986 he founded Condé Nast Traveler. He has written various books on history and journalism, with his The American Century (1998) receiving particular acclaim.
And while Evans can be tersely critical of American foreign policy (especially of policies pursued in the second half of the century), he generally holds closely to his central thesis, offering a. .
And while Evans can be tersely critical of American foreign policy (especially of policies pursued in the second half of the century), he generally holds closely to his central thesis, offering a text that touches on all of the major social and political events of the century (from the Spanish-American War up to the presidency of George Bush) while stressing, in each one, its impact on the evolving American identity. The 900 black-and-white photographs, deftly integrated into the text, offer a strong complement to the narrative. A handsome overview of America in recent times.
The American Century. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1998. He has written various books on history and journalism, including Essential English. Any history buff should have this sitting on his or her shelf (and have a shelf sturdy enough to support this 700+ book).
Magazine article American Heritage. The American Century. Magazine article American Heritage. HAROLD EVANS HAS DREAMED OF WRITING A BOOK ABOUT American history since 1956, when he first visited the United States on a Harkness Commonwealth Fund fellowship designed to let European journalists see the real America. I looked for it in forty states," he writes. I bought an old Plymouth, and made my bed in the back of it, and I crossed the country coast-to-coast and north-to-south.