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Valley Forge Audiobook

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Written by Newt Gingrich

Narrated by William Dufris

Published on November 9, 2010

Audio is 3170 hours

About Valley Forge:

In To Try Men’s Souls, New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen cast a new light on the year 1776 and the man who would become the father of our nation, George Washington. Valley Forge picks up the narrative a year after Washington’s triumphant surprise attack on Trenton, and much has changed since then.

It’s the winter of 1777, and Washington’s battered, demoralized army retreats from Philadelphia. Arriving at Valley Forge, they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter clothing, and building tools have been ignored by Congress. With no other options available, the men settle down for a season of agony. For weeks the dwindling army freezes under tents in the bitter cold. Food runs out. Disease festers. The men are on the point of collapse, while in Philadelphia the British, joined by Allen van Dorn, the Loyalist brother of the dead patriot, Jonathan van Dorn, live in luxury.

In spite of the suffering and deceit, Washington endures all, joined at last by a volunteer from Germany, Baron Friederich von Steuben. With precious few supplies and even less time, von Steuben begins the hard task of recasting the army as a professional fighting force capable of facing the British head-on—something it has never accomplished before—and in the process he changing the course of history.

Valley Forge is a compelling, meticulously researched tour-de-force novel about endurance, survival, transformation, and rebirth. It chronicles the unique crucible of time and place where Washington and his Continental Army, against all odds, were forged into a fighting force that would win a revolution and found the United States of America.

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NEWT GINGRICH, former Speaker of the House and Presidential candidate, is the bestselling author of more than 25 books. He is the longest serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting Course for Major Generals at Air University.

WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN is the author of the New York Times bestselling John Matherson series (One Second After, One Year After, The Final Day) and the award-winning novel We Look Like Men of War, among numerous other books.

Together, GINGRICH and FORSTCHEN have written the acclaimed alternate history Gettysburg trilogy; the George Washington trilogy; and the alternate history Pacific War series.

Valley Forge was published on November 9, 2010.

The Valley Forge Audiobook is 3170 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

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

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Subjects in Valley Forge

Valley Forge includes the following subjects: Historical / Colonial America & Revolution. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Biographical.

About the Author(s) of Valley Forge

The author of Valley Forge is Newt Gingrich. Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, is the author of several bestselling books, including Valley Forge, To Try Men’s Souls, Pearl Harbor and Gettysburg (all with William R. Forstchen). He is a member of the Defense Policy Board and co-chair of the UN Task Force, is the longest-serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals, and served in Congress for twenty years. He is also the founder of the Center for Health Transformation.

About the Narrator of Valley Forge Audiobook

The narrator for the Valley Forge Audiobook is William Dufris.

Valley Forge Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427210764. The ISBN-13 is 9781427210760.

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