David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set

1776, The Johnstown Flood, Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, The Course of Human Events

David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set

The David McCullough Great Moments in History e-book box set includes the following McCullough classics:

·         1776: The riveting story of George Washington, the men who marched with him, and their British foes in the momentous year of American independence.

·         The Johnstown Flood: The classic history of an American tragedy that became a scandal in the age of the Robber Barons, the preventable flood that destroyed a town and killed 2,000 people.

·         Path Between the Seas: The epic National Book Award-winning history of the heroic successes, tragic failures, and astonishing engineering and medical feats that made the Panama Canal possible.

·         The Great Bridge: The remarkable, enthralling story of the planning and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which linked two great cities and epitomized American optimism, skill, and determination.

·         Special Bonus: The Course of Human Events: In this Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, David McCullough draws on his personal experience as a historian to acknowledge the crucial importance of writing in history’s enduring impact and influence, and he affirms the significance of history in teaching us about human nature through the ages.
  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 2048 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451658231 | 
  • May 2011


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About the Author

David McCullough
Photograph by William B. McCullough

David McCullough

David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other acclaimed books include 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood, TheGreat Bridge, and The Wright Brothers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Visit DavidMcCullough.com.