Washington Burning: How a Frenchman's Vision of Our Nation's Capital Survived Congress, the Founding Fathers, and the Invading British Arm

Version: Unabridged
Author: Les Standiford
Narrator: Michael Prichard
Genres: North America
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: May 2008
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 12 hours
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Overview

The dramatic story of how Washington, D.C., was rebuilt after being burned by British troops in 1814, and how the birth of the capital reflected the birth of the nation.

Author Details

Author Details

Standiford, Les

Les Standiford is the author of ten novels, including the John Deal series, and two works of nonfiction, including Last Train to Paradise. He wrote a chapter of Naked Came the Manatee, and edited The Putt at the End of the World, a collective novel of golf. He is the past recipient of the Frank O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.