The Greatest Generation Speaks (Abridged / Audio Cassette, Abridged)

By Tom Brokaw, Tom Brokaw (Read by)
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Inspired by the thousands of letters Tom Brokaw received in response to his bestselling book The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks highlights selected letters that capture the spirit of those who came of age during the Great Depression.

Members of the World War II generation and their families speak for themelves in these powerful letters and Tom Brokaw reflects on why their lives continue to strike such a deep chord with Americans today.  Stories of war, love, family, faith and country echo throughout the memories.  These rich lives of courage, achievement and honor comprise the values that made a people and a nation great.

About the Author

Tom Brokaw has been the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw since 1983, and won two Emmys for his special reporting in association with Dateline NBC.  He lives in New York City and Montana.

Praise For…

Don't miss Tom Brokaw's #1 New York Times bestseller The Greatest Generation:

"A sweeping tribute to Americans who saved the world. It offers welcome inspiration."
-- The Washington Times

"Entirely compelling."
-- The Wall Street Journal

"A moving scrapbook."
-- The New York Times Book Review

"Written with love and grace ... a book I will keep forever on my shelves."
-- Frank McCourt, author of 'Tis

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780375409233
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Random House Audio
Publication Date: November 30th, 1999