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The Resource Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow, (sound recording)

Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow, (sound recording)

Label
Alexander Hamilton
Title
Alexander Hamilton
Statement of responsibility
Ron Chernow
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ron Chernow tells the story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow's biography argues that the political and economic greatness of today's America is the result of Hamilton's countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. Chernow here recounts Hamilton's turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington's aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. Historians have long told the story of America's birth as the triumph of Jefferson's democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we've encountered before -- from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton's famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804
Cataloging source
TEFBT
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Scott Brick
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow, (sound recording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/575/000000000011575504.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
937710627
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
29 audio discs (35 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524708658
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6142
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)937710627
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow, (sound recording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/575/000000000011575504.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
937710627
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
29 audio discs (35 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524708658
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6142
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)937710627
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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