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Ulysses S. Grant Audiobook

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Written by Josiah Bunting III

Narrated by Richard Rohan

Published on September 1, 2004

Audio is 531 hours and 40 minutes

About Ulysses S. Grant:

The underappreciated presidency of the military man who won the Civil War and then had to win the peace as well

As a general, Ulysses S. Grant is routinely described in glowing terms—the man who turned the tide of the Civil War, who accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, the man who had the stomach to see the war through to final victory. But his presidency is another matter—the most common word used to characterize it is “scandal.” Grant is routinely portrayed as a man out of his depth, whose trusting nature and hands-off management style opened the federal coffers to unprecedented plunder. But that caricature does not do justice to the realities of Grant’s term in office, as Josiah Bunting shows in this provocative assessment of our eighteenth president.
Grant came to Washington in 1869 to lead a capital and a country still bitterly divided by four years of civil war. His predecessor, Andrew Johnson, had been impeached and the Radical Republicans in Congress were intent on imposing harsh conditions on the southern states before allowing them back into the Union. Grant made it his priority to forge the states back into a single nation, and Bunting shows that despite the troubles that characterized Grant’s term in office, he was able to accomplish this most important task—very often through the skillful use of his own popularity with the American people. Grant was indeed a military man of the highest order, he was also a better president than he is often given credit for.

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A Rhodes Scholar and a decorated Army officer, JOSIAH BUNTING, II served in Vietnam and served for eight years as superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute. He lives in Newport, Rhode Island.

Richard Rohan has been a stage, film, and voiceover actor for the past twenty years. He has narrated hundreds of audiobooks, in every genre, and was awarded the 2003 Audie Award winner for Nonfiction and the 2008 Best Voice in Science Fiction & Fantasy by AudioFile magazine.

,“All of the volumes in his series so far have been easy to listen to and highly informative.” —The Indianapolis Star

Ulysses S. Grant was published on September 1, 2004.

The Ulysses S. Grant Audiobook is 531 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant includes the following subjects: United States / 19th Century. The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Presidents & Heads of State.

About the Author(s) of Ulysses S. Grant

The author of Ulysses S. Grant is Josiah Bunting III.

About the Narrator of Ulysses S. Grant Audiobook

The narrator for the Ulysses S. Grant Audiobook is Richard Rohan.

Ulysses S. Grant Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1593975716. The ISBN-13 is 9781593975715.

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