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Author: Ron Chernow; Mark Bramhall
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Presents a portrait of the Civil War general and eighteenth president, challenging the views of his critics while sharing insights into his prowess as a military leader, the honor with which he conducted his administration, and the rise and fall of his fortunes.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Chernow; Mark Bramhall
ISBN: 9780525529217 0525529217 9780525529224 0525529225
OCLC Number: 979562481
Notes: Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Mark Bramhall.
Description: 38 audio discs (48 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction: The Sphinx talks --
Part one: A life of struggle. Country bumpkin --
The darling young lieutenant --
Rough and ready --
The son of temperance --
Payday --
Part two: A life of war. The store clerk --
The quiet man --
Twin forts --
Dynamo --
A glittering lie --
Exodus --
Man of iron --
Citadel --
Deliverance --
Above the clouds --
Idol of the hour --
Ulysses the Silent --
Raging storm --
Heavens hung in black --
Caldron of hell --
Chew & choke --
Her satanic majesty --
Dirty boots --
A singular, indescribable vessel --
Part three: A life of peace. Soldierly good faith --
Swing around the circle --
Volcanic passion --
Trading places --
Spoils of war --
We are all Americans --
Sin against humanity --
The darkest blot --
A dance of blood --
Vindication --
A butchery of citizens --
The bravest battle --
Let no guilty man escape --
Saddest of the falls --
Redeemers --
Part four: A life of reflection. The wanderer --
Master spirit --
A miserable dirty reptile --
Taps.
Responsibility: Ron Chernow.

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Presents a portrait of the Civil War general and eighteenth president, challenging the views of his critics while sharing insights into his prowess as a military leader, the honor with which he conducted his administration, and the rise and fall of his fortunes.

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