Share a video about what your bookstore means to you and receive a FREE audiobook.Learn more
The Essential American
A Patriot’s Resource; 25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own
Narrated by Vanessa Hart & Jim Meskimen / 12 hours 12 minutes
More than ever, Americans are realizing that if we want to keep this country great, we must be citizen-patriots. And here’s the handbook every citizen-patriot needs: The Essential American, featuring the fundamental documents of our nation’s history.
Compiled by syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman and featuring a foreword by her father—bestselling author and former Speaker of the House—Newt Gingrich, The Essential American is the ultimate patriot’s resource. Featuring well-known and lesser-known documents and speeches, as well as bonus material, The Essential American includes the Declaration of Independence; the Constitution; Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration; Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address; Douglas MacArthur’s Duty, Honor, Country speech; Ronald Reagan’s speech at the Brandenburg Gate; and much more!
Gift audiobook memberships
You pick the duration—1, 3, 6, or 12 months—they pick the audiobooks. Buying gifts from your local bookstore has never been so easy.Start gifting