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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 widely praised books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, and The Johnstown Flood. He has been... show more



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 widely praised books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, and The Johnstown Flood. He has been honored with the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Birth date: July 07, 1933
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TeaRainBook
TeaRainBook rated it 6 months ago
Another great read from historian David McCullough. I like his shorter works, as he is very detailed in his writings. There were a lot of people to keep track of and a lot of geographical area to cover (luckily there was a map in the front of the book). The pictures of the aftermath are amazing and ...
N.A. Ratnayake
N.A. Ratnayake rated it 1 year ago
My first audiobook! I chose a topic of which I had prior knowledge, but I was surprised how many new things I learned from McCullough's account of the Wright brothers' journey to making the world's first controlled, powered flight in an airplane. Like all good historical nonfiction, the account inte...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 2 years ago
What more can I say about The Great Bridge that hasn't already been said? Not all that much. The men who engineered and built this bridge were amazing-courageous, brilliant and talented. Some might even say they were insane, as the working conditions down in the caissons were extremely dangerous. ...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it 2 years ago
I really love David McCullough. This book is a series of speeches he had given over the years at college graduations, historic places, and to political leaders. McCullough's love of history and every part of our American culture from the past is a true inspiration. After every speech, I wanted to...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it 2 years ago
I love David McCullough. I always want to read more history, biography, and novels after reading his words and seeing his passion for America and the World. I want to see art, listen to music, and just become better educated about areas of life that I am deficient in knowledge. This book is a collec...
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