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The Century by  Todd  and Brewster - First Edition - 1998 - from ACP Family Bookstore (SKU: 0385483279)

The Century

The Century by  Todd  and Brewster - First Edition - 1998 - from ACP Family Bookstore (SKU: 0385483279)

The Century

by Jennings, Peter, and Brewster, Todd

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What was it like to watch the Wright brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the stock-market crash of 1929, or experience the birth of rock and roll? To watch the Berlin Wall divide East and West, and then, twenty-eight years later, to see it fall under the weight of tens of thousands seeking to taste freedom?

For seven years, researchers, reporters, and producers for ABC News searched the world's archives. These news people looked for the rarest and most stunning photographs. They consulted eminent twentieth-century historians. They interviewed hundreds of eyewitnesses of the significant events of the twentieth century.

As a result, you have available to you this splendid book, The Century. This is the independent, companion volume to the landmark ABC News television series, The Century, also featured on The History Channel. This book was written by the late Peter Jennings, ABC News Anchor, and Todd Brewster, Senior Editorial Producer.

Each chapter is threaded through with fascinating, first-person accounts of the great events of the twentieth century. The book is illustrated with over five hundre color and black-and-white photographs, reproduced in exquisite depth and clarity. Many of these photographs have never been published before now.

The Century presents history as it was lived, as it will be remembered for the next hundred years. Here, available to you, is a keepsake volume, destined to be an essential part of your family library. This book portrays an epic journey through the twentieth century; its heroes are our grandparents, our parents, ourselves.

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ACP Family Bookstore US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
0385483279
Title
The Century
Author
Jennings, Peter, and Brewster, Todd
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New New
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385483279
ISBN 13
9780385483278
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1998
Keywords
history, Americana
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History;

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