In this CD audio book edition of Story of the World, Volume 4, Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the modern age, from Victoria's Empire to the end of the U.S.S.R. (1850 to the late 1990s). It is a spirited reading which brings to life the people of this time.
This Story of the World audio book is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is "liquid gold" (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as "timeless and intelligent" (Publishers Weekly). It may be used along with the print book, as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently.
Susan Wise Bauer is a novelist and educator. With her mother, Jessie Wise, she co-authored "The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (revised edition, Norton, 2004)," a book that has rapidly become an educational standard. Susan teaches at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. She was homeschooled herself. She and her husband Peter teach their four children at home as well. Visit her homepage at susanwisebauer.com.
Jim Weiss has been a storyteller for over 25 years. Winner of over 75 major national awards, he brings to life histories and classic literature ranging from the story of Galileo's life to the history of America in the time of Lincoln, from Arthurian legends to Greek myths, from Aesop to Shakespeare. You can explore more of his works at greathall.com.
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