The American Story
by Garet Garrett
Publisher: Henry Regnery Company 1955
Number of pages: 413
The American Story, from its beginning on the empty stage of a New World until now, is entirely improbable. Every attempt to account for it rationally leaves you with a feeling that something important, perhaps the most important thing of all, has been left out. Yet you cannot say what that was.
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