Miles Gone By by William F. Buckley audiobook

Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography

By William F. Buckley, Jr.
Read by William F. Buckley, Jr.

Blackstone Publishing
18.60 Hours Unabridged
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In this autobiography, woven from personal pieces composed over the course of a celebrated writing life of more than fifty years, you’ll meet William Buckley the boy, growing up in a family of ten children; Buckley the political enfant terrible, whose debut book, God and Man at Yale, was a New York Times bestseller; Buckley the editor of the National Review, hailed as the founder of the modern conservative movement; Buckley the family man; Buckley the spy and novelist of spies; and Buckley the bon vivant. You’ll also meet Buckley’s friends: Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger, Clare Boothe Luce, Tom Wolfe, David Niven, and many others. Along the way, listeners will be treated to Buckley’s romance with wine, his love of the right word, his intoxication with music, and his joy in skiing and travel.

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A Conservative Book Club Selection

In this autobiography, woven from personal pieces composed over the course of a celebrated writing life of more than fifty years, you’ll meet William Buckley the boy, growing up in a family of ten children; Buckley the political enfant terrible, whose debut book, God and Man at Yale, was a New York Times bestseller; Buckley the editor of the National Review, hailed as the founder of the modern conservative movement; Buckley the family man; Buckley the spy and novelist of spies; and Buckley the bon vivant. You’ll also meet Buckley’s friends: Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger, Clare Boothe Luce, Tom Wolfe, David Niven, and many others.

Along the way, listeners will be treated to Buckley’s romance with wine, his love of the right word, his intoxication with music, and his joy in skiing and travel.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“As ever, sheer delight from humor and prose, whatever the political faith.” John Kenneth Galbraith
“What Buckley has is a sort of sparkle and grace, equally in his speaking, writing, and television appearances…Free minds are desperately rare and precious, and in him I detect one.” Malcolm Muggeridge
“[Buckley was] an instant darling of conservatives who needed a spirited new voice.” Publishers Weekly
“Buckley reads his own essays with a wit and joy worthy of listeners’ attention.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: William F. Buckley Jr.

Author Bio: William F. Buckley Jr.

William F. Buckley Jr. (1925–2008)—a syndicated columnist, author, editor, television host, and adventurer—was the founder of National Review and the host of the Emmy Award–winning Firing Line, the longest-running public affairs program in television history with a single host. Buckley was the award-winning author of many bestsellers, starting with God and Man at Yale.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 18.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English