Fabric of America by Andro Linklater audiobook

Fabric of America

By Andro Linklater
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Recorded Books, Inc. 9780802715333
14.07 Hours 1
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Using the same blend of narrative and rhetorical brilliance that made his critically acclaimed debut history so successful, Andro Linklater begins with premier U.S. surveyor Andrew Ellicott calculating the Pennsylvania-Virginia border in 1784- using telescope, chronograph, and astronomical tables. As pioneers move westward, Ellicott and his kind create property which hastens the formation of stabilizing government.

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Using the same blend of narrative and rhetorical brilliance that made his critically acclaimed debut history so successful, Andro Linklater begins with premier U.S. surveyor Andrew Ellicott calculating the Pennsylvania-Virginia border in 1784- using telescope, chronograph, and astronomical tables. As pioneers move westward, Ellicott and his kind create property which hastens the formation of stabilizing government.

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Author Bio: Andro Linklater

Author Bio: Andro Linklater

Andro Linklater was born in Scotland and educated at Oxford University where he studied history. For several years he lived in the United States, working variously in politics and the arts, but returned to Britain to teach in Scotland and London. For the past twenty years he has been a full-time writer and journalist. Assignments have taken him to many parts of the world including Patagonia, the South Pacific, and the Arctic Circle. He has written frequently on science and technology, notably a major report on Chernobyl for Telegraph Magazine and an early investigation of genetic engineering for Reader’s Digest.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 14.07
Audience: Adult
Language: English