The Devil Soldier by Caleb Carr audiobook

The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became a God in China

By Caleb Carr
Read by George Wilson

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12.82 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781456124458

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This is a story that imperial China never wanted you to hear. It is the astonishing true tale of Frederick Townsend Ward, an American soldier of fortune who changed the course of Chinese history by leading one of the most extraordinary military campaigns the world has ever seen. Generations of anti-Americanism and political turmoil in China have erased nearly all traces of Ward's legacy.

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This is a story that imperial China never wanted you to hear. It is the astonishing true tale of Frederick Townsend Ward, an American soldier of fortune who changed the course of Chinese history by leading one of the most extraordinary military campaigns the world has ever seen. Generations of anti-Americanism and political turmoil in China have erased nearly all traces of Ward's legacy.

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Editorial Reviews

Resounds with the clash of arms, brining back to life the warriors who wonce contended for mastery on the battlefields of China, as the fate of empires and the future of asia hung in the balance. --David Fromkin

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Author Bio: Caleb Carr

Author Bio: Caleb Carr

Caleb Carr is a novelist, military historian, and screenwriter. He is the son of beat generation figure Lucien Carr, and he received a degree in military and diplomatic history from New York University. Some of his fiction and nonfiction work includes Casing the Promised Land, The Angel of Darkness, The Italian Secretary, and The Lessons of Terror. He was a contributing screenwriter to Exorcist: The Beginning and shared a screenplay credit on Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, which received high praise.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 12.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English