The Quiet World

Version: Unabridged
Author: Douglas Brinkley
Narrator: Andrew Garman
Genres: History
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: January 2011
# of Units: 19 CDs
Length: 23 hours, 15 minutes
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One of America's most respected authors, Douglas Brinkley penned the acclaimed The Great Deluge. He has won numerous awards and was called "the best of the new generation of American historians" by Stephen E. Ambrose. His books are fixtures on the New York Times and Washington Post best-seller lists. In this riveting work, he examines a decades-long struggle to preserve the Alaskan wilderness.

Author Details

Author Details

Brinkley, Douglas

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at "Vanity Fair". "The Chicago Tribune" has dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. "The Great Deluge", his account of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children.