Jonathan Yen once more proves his skill as a nonfiction narrator. In his signature storyteller's style--notable for its careful cadence and resolute tone--he allows this thorough and thought-provoking reconsideration of America in the tumultuous decade of the 1960s to unfold deliberately. This monumental history is organized around three topics: the Civil Rights movement, the Sexual Revolution, and the military. A National Book Award winner, author Boyle is especially good on the origin stories--events involving Truman and Eisenhower, for example--that underlie the later era's transformations. From redlining to free speech, from the Cuban Missile Crisis to the escalation in Vietnam, all will fascinate the most avid '60s buff. A.D.M. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2021]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2021
DD ISBN 9781666162448 $24.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2021
DD ISBN 9781666162455 $54.95
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