Monday, August 12, 2013

Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War

Mr. Lincoln's High-tech WarMr. Lincoln's High-tech War by Thomas B. Allen

The Civil War is of great interest to thousands of Americans. It's a war that divided the nation. Authors Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen focused on the war, but with a new aspect - the technology of the times. The main theme is technology and how Lincoln loved it and utilized it when possible.

For any Civil War enthusiast or history lover, this is an excellent non-fiction piece. The Allens shared information about Lincoln's patent (the only President to have one), the telegraph, the railroad, hot air balloons, the navy, and more. It's a fascinating look into history and how history influenced today's machinery and war tactics. I would recommend this title to anyone, whether they're young students or retired adults.

Fred Sullivan narrates Allen's book. It's an easy listen on the ears. The text doesn't call for dynamic reading, but Sullivan adds a bit of flair when needed. I would listen to a book narrated by Sullivan again.

Reviewed from an Audiobook Jukebox copy. Thank you, AudioGo!

Audio Book Details...
Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War by Thomas B. Allen
Read by Fred Sullivan
Produced by AudioGo
Number of Discs: MP3 Download
Total Time: 4 hours, 10 minutes
ISBN: 9781620648759

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