John Wayne's America

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Garry Wills

Narrated By: Garry Wills

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: March 1997

Duration: 2 hours 38 minutes

Summary:

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg brings his eloquence, wit, and on-target perceptions of American life and politics to this fascinating, well-drawn protrait of a twentieth-century hero. In this work of great originality, the biography of an idea, Garry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our cultoure to a degree unmatched by any other public figure of his time. In Wills's hands, Waynes story is tranformed into a compelling narrative about the intersection of popular entertainment and political realities in mid-twentieth-century America.

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