The Glory and the Dream By William Manchester


This evocative and dramatic account by the award-winning historian and biographer William Manchester brings us a compelling examination of almost all facets of the American way of life from 1932 to 1972. It provides compelling new insight to students of American history.


William Manchester

William Manchester (1922-2004) was a journalist, Professor of History Emeritus at Wesleyan University, and the best-selling author of several noted histories, novels, and biographies. Notable works include The Last Lion, a biography of Winston Churchill spanning several volumes; American Caesar, on the life of Douglas MacArthur; The Arms of Krupp, A World Lit Only By Fire; and The Death of a President. His awards include the Dag Hammarskjold International Literary Prize, the National Humanities Medal, the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award, and the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award.

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