Playtone is the celebrated film and television production company founded by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and producer of the award-winning series Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific. Now, Playtone has teamed up with Audible to present an exciting new collection of audiobooks - classic works of American history and fiction, featuring the storytelling talents of some of the most distinguished voices in literature, history, and entertainment. As a bonus, acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns provides introductions to a selection of memorable titles.
"By working with some of the finest actors we have known, we will give voice to the best fiction and nonfiction ever written about America. We are happy to continue the telling of our American saga through Audible and the spoken word." - Tom Hanks
In collaboration with Audible and Playtone, Emmy Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns has recorded personal introductions to a selection of audiobooks covering the past 150 years of American history.
"For me, listening to a great audiobook can be as satisfying an experience as watching a great story unfold on film." - Ken Burns