Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough audiobook

Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

By David McCullough
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19.44 Hours 1
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This National Book Award winner by Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough shows how sickly "Teedie" becomes the robust, energetic Teddy Roosevelt. Born in 1858, Teddy finds his priviledged Manhattan family isn't immune to pain and sorrow. Potts disease disables his older sister, and epilepsy haunts his brother. Crippled by deadly asthma, Teddy soon learns to savor each precious moment. And the lessons he learns from his close-knit clan sustain him through the agonizing death of his beloved father and the loss of both his wife and mother-on the same day.

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This National Book Award winner by Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough shows how sickly "Teedie" becomes the robust, energetic Teddy Roosevelt. Born in 1858, Teddy finds his priviledged Manhattan family isn't immune to pain and sorrow. Potts disease disables his older sister, and epilepsy haunts his brother. Crippled by deadly asthma, Teddy soon learns to savor each precious moment. And the lessons he learns from his close-knit clan sustain him through the agonizing death of his beloved father and the loss of both his wife and mother-on the same day.

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Author Bio: David McCullough

Author Bio: David McCullough

David McCullough, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author, 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 are 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, The Greater Journey, 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.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 19.44
Audience: Adult
Language: English