Thursday, April 17, 2014

1776 by David McCullough

4 out of 5 stars ****

1776, in the colonies of the New World, David McCullough sets the stage for his expert, historical account of events that start in Boston, MA, and end in Trenton, NJ. The author is also the narrator of this audiobook edition making the experience authentic and intriguing. McCullough transports the reader back to the days of thick forests and severe weather, elements George Washington and his men persevere to make the eventual United States of America the most exceptional country in the world. This book really centers around George Washington and his ability to inspire men in the throes of defeat and despair.