Rise to Rebellion

  • von Jeff Shaara
  • Sprecher: Victor Garber
  • 6 Std. 1 Min.
  • gekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command - "Fire!" - as England's peace keeping mission ignites into the Boston Massacre. The senseless killing of civilians leads to a tumultuous trial in which lawyer John Adams must defend the very enemy who has assaulted and abused the laws he holds sacred. The taut courtroom drama soon broadens into a stunning epic of war as King George III leads a reckless and corrupt government in London toward the escalating abuse of his colonies. More than a powerful portrait of the people and purpose of the Revolution, Rise to Rebellion is a vivid account of history's most pivotal events. The Boston Tea Party, the battles of Concord and Bunker Hill - all are recreated with the kind of breathtaking detail only a master like Jeff Shaara can muster. His most impressive achievement, Rise to Rebellion reveals with new immediacy how philosophers became fighters with ideas as ammunition, and how a scattered group of colonies became the United States of America.

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 25.06.2001
  • Verlag: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio