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Lewis and Clark

The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Lewis and Clark( )
Author: Duncan, Dayton
Burns, Ken
Narrated by: Burns, Ken
Read by: Arkin, Adam
ISBN:978-0-679-46052-7
Publication Date:Sep 1997
Publisher:Random House Audio Publishing Group
Book Format:Audio cassette
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

4 cassettes / 4 hours Read by the Author, Adam Arkin, and a supporting cast The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film. In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of oDiscovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. The expedition, led by two remarkable and utterly different commanders--the brilliant but troubled Meriwether Lewis...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.5 x 7.1 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.343 Pounds
Author Biography
Duncan, Dayton (Author)
Ken Burns, July 29, 1953 - Ken Burns was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 29, 1953. Burns attended the alternative campus of Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts, graduating with a degree in film making.

After graduating from college, Burns began Florentine Films with a few of his friends, and began creating his first documentary, entitled "The Brooklyn Bridge." This film won an Academy Award in 1982. His most famous work is his "Civil War" series, which has won many various awards. Burns was the first film maker to be inducted into the Society of American Historians, an unprecedented honor.

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