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This book is one of a series on great generals.
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By Chris Reich on 01-23-09
Odd Reading, Great Book
I've had this book for a long time but couldn't get the time to read to read it. I was pleased to find the audio version.
I really liked this book because it gives a lot of interesting detail but not too much. I read Truman and really don't like biographies that start out 4 generations before the main character is born. This book is very well balanced in detail and treatment of Patton.
The reader has a very odd, sometimes very annoying inflection. You have to really listen because sentences are oddly joined by the reader.
Highly recommend but I'll watch for this reader in the future.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful
By Bret on 05-23-10
History and a Hit Piece
At times the book seemed to serve the purpose to tell the story of Patton, and at others it seemed to have more of a purpose to undermine Patton and his character and find fault his tactics and approach to situations. I did enjoy the historical aspects, but it seemed as though the author was out to subtly discredit the man.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful