The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television
series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of
a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn
The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon.
The individuals featured in this audiobook are not those of historians or scholars. They are ordinary men and women who experienced–and helped to win–the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60 million lives were lost.
"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us
to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the
crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads.
the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby
Foote, from The Civil War
When the illustrated edition of The Civil War was first published, The New York Time hailed it as "a treasure for the eye and mind.
The Civil War and Baseball.
Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music—jazz.