Fordlandia by Greg Grandin audiobook

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

By Greg Grandin
Read by Jonathan Davis

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Fordlandia by National Book Award finalist Greg Grandin tells the enthralling tale of Henry Ford's failed attempts to transform a Connecticut-sized chunk of Brazilian rainforest into a homespun slice of American utopia. "Fordlandia is . a genuinely readable history recounted with a novelist's sense of pace and an eye for character. It is a significant contribution [that is] grossly enjoyable."-Los Angeles Times

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Summary

Summary

Finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for History

Fordlandia by National Book Award finalist Greg Grandin tells the enthralling tale of Henry Ford's failed attempts to transform a Connecticut-sized chunk of Brazilian rainforest into a homespun slice of American utopia. "Fordlandia is . a genuinely readable history recounted with a novelist's sense of pace and an eye for character. It is a significant contribution [that is] grossly enjoyable."-Los Angeles Times

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“Fordlandia is a genuinely readable history recounted with a novelist’s sense of pace and an eye for character. It is a significant contribution [that is] grossly enjoyable.” Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Greg Grandin

Author Bio: Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin is the author of several books, including The Empire of Necessity, which won the Bancroft Prize, and Fordlandia, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A professor of history at New York University and a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center, he has served on the United Nations Truth Commission and has written for the Nation, Los Angeles Times, New Statesman, and New York Times.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 15.45
Audience: Adult
Language: English