TRUMAN by DAVID McCULLOUGH – A review by Marilyn Armstrong

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It’s almost embarrassing. I bought this book more nine years ago with every intention of reading it. It’s a very long book. Modern American history is not my favorite subject, but I feel compelled to read it anyway. At 1102 pages (paperback edition), it could not be a quick read. Given its content, no skimming, either. Even listening rather than reading, it was going to require my full attention. So I procrastinated until about a week ago when I started reading it.

Having just finished “No Ordinary Time: The Home Front in World War II” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, “Truman” seemed the logical next step.

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