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David McCullough (1933–2022)

Autore di John Adams

52+ opere 54,979 membri 1,112 recensioni 222 preferito


David McCullough was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 7, 1933. He received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Yale University in 1955. After graduation, he moved to New York City and worked as a trainee at Sports Illustrated. He later worked as a writer and editor for the United mostra altro States Information Agency, in Washington, D.C., including a position at American Heritage. His first book, The Johnstown Flood, was published in 1968. His other books include 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, and The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He received the Pulitzer Prize twice for Truman and John Adams and the National Book Award twice for The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal and Mornings on Horseback. He also won two Francis Parkman Prizes, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and New York Public Library's Literary Lion Award. Two of his books, Truman and John Adams, have been adapted into a television movie and mini-series, respectively, by HBO. In December 2006, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He also made the New York Times Best Seller List in 2015 with his book The Wright Brothers, and in 2017 with The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For. (Bowker Author Biography) David McCullough is a writer, historian, lecturer, & teacher. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for "Truman", as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, & the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award. He is also a two-time winner of the National Book Award, for history & for biography. He lives in Massachusetts. (Publisher Provided) mostra meno


Opere di David McCullough

John Adams (2001) 13,576 copie
1776 (2005) 13,040 copie
Truman (1992) 5,840 copie
I fratelli Wright (2015) 3,227 copie
The Johnstown Flood (1968) 2,240 copie
John Adams [2008 TV mini series] (2008) — Screenwriter — 181 copie
The Course of Human Events (2004) 111 copie
1776 {abridged audiobook} (2005) 32 copie
Collecting History (2009) 9 copie
Truman I (1992) 9 copie
Truman II (1992) 7 copie
Faces 2 copie
Short Stories 1 copia

Opere correlate

Seabiscuit [2003 film] (2003) — Narratore — 481 copie
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Introduzione — 340 copie
The Civil War [1990 TV series] (1990) — Narratore — 259 copie
The National Archives of the United States (1984) — Introduzione — 179 copie
Character Above All: Ten Presidents from FDR to George Bush (1996) — Collaboratore — 107 copie
Affection and Trust (2010) — Introduzione — 72 copie
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1968 v04 (1968) — Collaboratore — 48 copie
Power and the Presidency (1999) 38 copie
Thomas Mellon and his times (1885) — Prefazione, alcune edizioni27 copie
Truman [1995 TV movie] (1995) — Original book — 25 copie
Reagan: An American Story (1998) — Prefazione — 21 copie
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Autumn 1992 (1992) — Author "Truman Fires MacArthur" — 15 copie
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1998 (1998) — Author "The Revolution's Dunkirk" — 14 copie
The Congress [1988 TV episode] (1996) — Narratore — 12 copie
Huey Long [1985 TV episode] (2004) — Narratore — 9 copie
American Experience: LBJ [1991 TV episode] (1991) — Narratore — 7 copie
American Experience: America 1900 [1998 TV episode] (1998) — Narratore — 7 copie
Degenerate Art [1993 TV movie] (1993) — Narratore — 6 copie
American Experience: The Presidents Collection (1997) — Narratore — 4 copie
American Experience: FDR [1994 TV episode] (2009) — Narratore — 4 copie
American Experience: Ike [1993 TV episode] (2000) — Narratore — 2 copie
The Great Air Race of 1924 [1989 film] — Narratore — 1 copia
The Wizard of Photography: George Eastman (2000) — Narratore — 1 copia


Informazioni generali

Nome legale
McCullough, David Gaub
Data di nascita
Data di morte
Luogo di sepoltura
West Tisbury Village Cemetery, West Tisbury, Massachusetts, USA
Luogo di nascita
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Luogo di morte
Hingham, Massachusetts, USA
Luogo di residenza
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
West Tisbury, Massachusetts, USA
New York, New York, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Yale University (B.A. ∙ English ∙ 1955)
Linden Avenue Grade School
Shady Side Academy
Attività lavorative
television host
Lawson, Dorie McCullough (daughter)
McCullough, Rosalee Barnes (wife)
McCulllough, Hax (brother)
Wilder, Thornton (teacher)
Warren, Robert Penn (teacher)
Skull and Bones (Yale University)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1994)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature, 2006)
Premi e riconoscimenti
National Book Award, Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (1995)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2006)
Jefferson Lecture (2003)
Charles Frankel Prize (1995)
Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award
National Humanities Medal (1995) (mostra tutto 9)
Christopher Life Achievement Award (2008)
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Award (2012)
Carl Sandburg Literary Award (2000)
Morton Janklow
Breve biografia
David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback; His other widely praised books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, and The Johnstown Flood. He has been honored with the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.



The Path Between the Seas group read in 2013 Category Challenge (Novembre 2013)


Everything written by David McCullough should be read without reservation. Incomparable. These stories, portraits, of historical figures come to life.
ben_r47 | 22 altre recensioni | Feb 22, 2024 |
A wonderfully informative and detailed book about the beginnings of manned flight. I learned a great deal, as I always do from McCullough's books. I was particularly impressed with how the brothers are portrayed. I felt like I got to know them.
hobbitprincess | 131 altre recensioni | Feb 11, 2024 |


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