This is one of those listens that makes you wonder how people like Jessie and John Frémont can have escaped history--and a Hollywood treatment. It also makes you wonder how authors and narrators like Inskeep find the time to do what they do--and do it so well. Inskeep is known to many as one of the voices of NPR's "Morning Edition." He also has a deep interest in American history. Not surprisingly, he's an effective and engaging narrator. His enthusiasm for his main characters is apparent but never approaches hagiography. Since he's a professional broadcaster, you'd expect his reading to be crisp and his inflections just right And they are. This is an engaging and rewarding listen. J.P.S. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2020]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2020
DD ISBN 9780593165232 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2020
DD ISBN 9780593165249 $95.00
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