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by David McCullough
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Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it 5 years ago
What a ride (a 55+ hour one to be precise, for those of you who are listening to this as an audiobook, as I did). Truman's life and presidency span what I think of in my made-up historical heuristics as "the olden times" to modernity (e.g. hey, my parents were alive for that!). From his bespectacled...
travelin
travelin rated it 5 years ago
I've heard McCullough accused of hagiography, but didn't know what was meant. The book left me with no real memory or opinion of Truman, but how can one write about a man who replaced Roosevelt at the most critical point in WWII, decided to drop 2 atomic bombs and inflame a war in Korea, without at ...
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