The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections, Tom Brokaw
  • List: $17.50  |  Sale: $12.25
    Club: $8.75
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections

Author: Tom Brokaw

Narrator: Tom Brokaw

Unabridged: 7 hr 23 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 01/04/2000

Genre: History - Military - World War Ii

Synopsis

The heartwarming New York Times bestseller by the author of The Greatest Generation

"When I wrote about the men and women who came out of the Depression, who won great victories and made lasting sacrifices in World War II and then returned home to begin building the world we have today ... it was my way of saying thank you. I was not prepared for the avalanche of letters and responses touched off by that book.

"I had written a book about America, and now America was writing back."

Tom Brokaw touched the heart of the nation with his towering #1 bestseller The Greatest Generation, a moving tribute to those who gave the world so much -- and who left an enduring legacy of heroism and grace. The Greatest Generation Speaks was born out of the vast outpouring of letters Brokaw received from people eager to share their personal memories and experiences of a momentous time in America's history.

These letters and reflections cross time, distance, and generations as they give voice to lives forever changed by war: eighty-year-old Clarence M. Graham, who recounts his harrowing experience as a soldier captured by the Japanese -- and provides a gripping eyewitness account of the dropping of the atomic bomb; Patricia Matthews Dorph, a soldier's daughter who shares the love letters her parents exchanged during the war, a lasting legacy of passion, devotion, and enduring love; Rabbi Judah Nadich, the first Jewish chaplain to serve in the war; Lorraine Davis, a civilian who helped form the Club of '44, a group of wartime wives who still meet today.

From the front lines of battle to the back porches of beloved hometowns, The Greatest Generation Speaks brings to life the hopes and dreams of a generation who fought our most hard-won victories, and whose struggles and sacrifices made our future possible.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Recommended

Spearhead An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II, Adam Makos
Spearhead
by Adam Makos

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Published: 02/19/2019

Shattered Sword The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, Jonathan Parshall
Shattered Sword
by Jonathan Parshall

List: $24.99

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.49

Narrator: Tom Perkins
Published: 04/16/2019

The First Wave The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II, Alex Kershaw
The First Wave
by Alex Kershaw

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 05/14/2019

Three Days at the Brink FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II, Bret Baier
Three Days at the Brink
by Bret Baier

List: $29.99

Sale: $21.00

Club: $14.99

Narrator: Bret Baier
Published: 10/22/2019

Race of Aces WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Master of the Sky, John R Bruning
Race of Aces
by John R Bruning

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Brian Troxell
Published: 01/14/2020

What Really Happened: The Death of Hitler, Robert J. Hutchinson
What Really Happened: The Death of Hi...
by Robert J. Hutchinson

List: $19.95

Sale: $13.97

Club: $9.97

Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 11/03/2020

The Daughters of Yalta The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans:  A Story of Love and War, Catherine Grace Katz
The Daughters of Yalta
by Catherine Grace Katz

List: $24.95

Sale: $17.47

Club: $12.47

Narrator: Christine Rendel
Published: 09/29/2020

Killing the Rising Sun How America Vanquished World War II Japan, Bill O'Reilly
Killing the Rising Sun
by Bill O'Reilly

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Published: 09/13/2016

Code Talker The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII, Chester Nez
Code Talker
by Chester Nez

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Joseph Bruchac
Published: 12/10/2019
{"id":"327271","ean":"9781415920701","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections","subtitle":"Letters and Reflections","author":"Tom Brokaw","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Tom Brokaw","ubr_id":"327271","abr_id":"319734","ubr_price":"17.50","abr_price":"12.95","ubr_memprice":"11.38","abr_memprice":"8.42","ubr_narrator":"Tom Brokaw","abr_narrator":"Tom Brokaw","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 7 hr 20 min","abr_length":"Abridged: 3 hr"}