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David McCullough (1933–2022)

Autor(a) de John Adams

52+ Works 55,528 Membros 1,120 Reviews 221 Favorited

About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos


Obras de David McCullough

John Adams (2001) 13,684 cópias
1776 (2005) 13,154 cópias
Truman (1992) 5,890 cópias
The Wright Brothers (2015) 3,269 cópias
The Johnstown Flood (1968) 2,259 cópias
1776: The Illustrated Edition (2007) 780 cópias
John Adams [2008 TV mini series] (2008) — Screenwriter — 188 cópias
The Course of Human Events (2004) 113 cópias
1776 {abridged audiobook} (2005) 32 cópias
Collecting History (2009) 9 cópias
Truman I (1992) 9 cópias
American History 8 cópias
Truman II (1992) 7 cópias
Faces 2 cópias
The Lessons of History 1 exemplar(es)
The Brooklyn Bridge 1 exemplar(es)
Short Stories 1 exemplar(es)
Timeless Leadership 1 exemplar(es)
Great Bridge: Volume Two 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Seabiscuit [2003 film] (2003) — Narrador — 489 cópias
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Introdução — 346 cópias
The Civil War [1990 TV series] (1990) — Narrador — 270 cópias
The National Archives of the United States (1984) — Introdução — 181 cópias
Character Above All: Ten Presidents from FDR to George Bush (1996) — Contribuinte — 108 cópias
Affection and Trust (2010) — Introdução — 71 cópias
Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic in America's History (1999) — Prefácio — 60 cópias
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1968 v04 (1968) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
Power and the Presidency (1999) 39 cópias
Thomas Mellon and his times (1885) — Prefácio, algumas edições27 cópias
Truman [1995 TV movie] (1995) — Original book — 25 cópias
Reagan: An American Story (1998) — Prefácio — 21 cópias
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Autumn 1992 (1992) — Author "Truman Fires MacArthur" — 15 cópias
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1998 (1998) — Author "The Revolution's Dunkirk" — 14 cópias
The Congress [1988 TV episode] (1996) — Narrador — 12 cópias
Huey Long [1985 TV episode] (2004) — Narrador — 9 cópias
An American Chronology: The Photographs of David Plowden (1982) — Introdução — 8 cópias
American Experience: America 1900 [1998 TV episode] (1998) — Narrador — 7 cópias
American Experience: LBJ [1991 TV episode] (1991) — Narrador — 7 cópias
Degenerate Art [1993 TV movie] (1993) — Narrador — 6 cópias
American Experience: The Presidents Collection (2012) — Narrador — 4 cópias
American Experience: FDR [1994 TV episode] (2009) — Narrador — 4 cópias
American Experience: Ike [1993 TV episode] (2000) — Narrador — 2 cópias
The Great Air Race of 1924 [1989 film] — Narrador — 1 exemplar(es)
The Wizard of Photography: George Eastman (2000) — Narrador — 1 exemplar(es)


Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
McCullough, David Gaub
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de enterro
West Tisbury Village Cemetery, West Tisbury, Massachusetts, USA
Local de nascimento
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Local de falecimento
Hingham, Massachusetts, USA
Locais de residência
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
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)
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) (mostrar todas 9)
Christopher Life Achievement Award (2008)
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Award (2012)
Carl Sandburg Literary Award (2000)
Morton Janklow
Pequena 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 em 2013 Category Challenge (Novembro 2013)


One of the best biographies I have ever read. Learned so much about the Founding Fathers and have a great deal of respect for John Adams.
corliss12000 | outras 198 resenhas | Mar 16, 2024 |
An excellent read, but that's what you expect from David McCullough. 4.5 stars
Renzomalo | outras 71 resenhas | Mar 10, 2024 |
Enjoy every Roosevelt bio I try. This one had a little more on Elliot, who interests me. Lots of good quotes from primary sources
cspiwak | outras 67 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
Like all of McCullough's books, brings the subject alive through primary resources and personalities.
I even found myself interested in the engineering challenges and solutions. The medical and human challenges and personalities like Teddy Roosevelt were what really made me enjoy it though
cspiwak | outras 58 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |



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