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Tom Brokaw is the author of five best sellers: The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks, An Album of Memories, A Long Way from Home, and BOOM! A native of South Dakota, he graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in political science. He began his journalism career in Omaha and Atlanta before joining NBC News in 1966. Brokaw was the White House correspondent for NBC News during Watergate, and from 1976 to 1981 he anchored Today on NBC. He was the sole anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw from 1983 to 2005... Read More

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How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America
Written by Kurt Andersen
Foreword by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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An Album of Memories
Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 1, 2001
Price: $29.95

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An Album of Memories
Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 31, 2001
Price: $12.99

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An Album of Memories
Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 30, 2002
Price: $17.00

“I cannot go anywhere in America without people wanting to share their wartime experiences...The stories and the lessons have emerged from long-forgotten letters home, from reunions of old buddies and outfits, from unpublished diaries and home-published memoirs....As the stories in this album of memories remind us,
it truly was an American... Read more >

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Boom!
Talking About the Sixties: What Happened, How It Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $18.00

In Boom!, Tom Brokaw, one of America’s premier journalists and the acclaimed author of The Greatest Generation, gives us an epic portrait of another defining era in America: the tumultuous Sixties. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together in this “virtual reunion” as Brokaw takes... Read more >

Boom!
Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Greatest Generation Speaks
Letters and Reflections
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 26, 2001
Price: $14.95

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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $32.00

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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 1, 2001
Price: $17.00

"In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. There, I underwent a life-changing experience... Read more >

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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: December 7, 1998
Price: $24.95

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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 23, 2000
Price: $13.99

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The Greatest Generation Speaks
Letters and Reflections
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 8, 2000
Price: $11.99

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A Long Way from Home
Growing Up in the American Heartland in the Forties and Fifties
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $12.95

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A Long Way from Home
Growing Up in the American Heartland
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 5, 2002
Price: $24.95

Reflections on America and the American experience as he has lived and observed it, by the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation.

In this beautiful memoir, Tom Brokaw writes of America and of the American experience. From his parents’ life in the Thirties, on to his boyhood along the Missouri River and... Read more >
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A Long Way from Home
Growing Up in the American Heartland
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 5, 2002
Price: $9.99

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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $17.00

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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $26.00

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