Destiny and power the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
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[Westminster, MD] : New York : Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2015].
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Unabridged.
Physical Desc
20 sound discs (25 hr., 10 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)  1 available
CD 923.17 BUSH

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Book on CD
Language
English
ISBN
9781101922965

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Compact disc.
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Read by Paul Michael.
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From Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times best selling author Jon Meacham comes a sweeping yet intimate biography of George H. W. Bush. Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, this paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation.
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"'He was the last of a kind, and his rise, his fall, and his rebirth in the twilight of his life offers a window on a great deal of American history.' Meacham creates an intimate and detailed life story of a man whom many know only through his politics, or from a distance. From interviews and exclusive access to Bush's presidential diaries, Meacham brings Bush and the great American family he came from, vividly to life, beginning with the family's story working in a tool company in the Midwest in the late 1800's and on through George H.W. Bush's childhood in Connecticut, his heroic service in World War II, his decision to strike out on his own and try to create an oil business in Texas, to his political rise to be congressman, ambassador to the U.N., head of the CIA, vice president, then president, and the only man since John Adams to see his son become president. Written with Meacham's trademark compelling narration and historical depth and contemporary insight, this stunning biography reveals the unusual self-reflections, as well as the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation who pursued a life of service as a guardian of America in the way of Eisenhower, and was one of the last gentlemen in our political world"--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Meacham, J., & Michael, P. (. (2015). Destiny and power: the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush (Unabridged.). Books on Tape ; Random House Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Meacham, Jon and Paul (Actor) Michael. 2015. Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush. [Westminster, MD] : New York: Books on Tape ; Random House Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Meacham, Jon and Paul (Actor) Michael. Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush [Westminster, MD] : New York: Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Meacham, Jon, and Paul (Actor) Michael. Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush Unabridged., Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, 2015.

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