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Tom Brokaw

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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An Album of Memories
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House | Hardcover | May 2001
$29.95/44.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-50581-2 (0-375-50581-4)

A seventeen-year-old who enlisted in the army in 1941 writes to describe the Bataan Death March. Other members of the greatest generation describe their war — in such historic episodes as Guadalcanal, the D-Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and Midway — as well as their life on the home... Read more






An Album of Memories
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2002
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76041-9 (0-375-76041-5)

“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stories and the lessons have emerged from long-forgotten letters home, from reunions of old buddies and outfits, from unpublished diaries and home-published memoirs....As the stories in this album of memories remind us, it truly was an American...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






Boom!
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2008
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7511-6 (0-8129-7511-1)

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






The Greatest Generation Speaks
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2001
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7530-7 (0-8129-7530-8)

The heartwarming New York Times bestseller by the author of The Greatest Generation

"When I wrote about the men and women who came out of the Depression, who won great victories and made lasting sacrifices in World War II and then returned home to begin building the world we have today ..... Read more






The Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House | Hardcover | May 2004
$32.00/38.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6314-7 (1-4000-6314-0)

"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






The Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2001
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7529-1 (0-8129-7529-4)

"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






The Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | December 1998
$24.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70569-4 (0-375-70569-4)

Read Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation in Large Print.

* All Random House Large Print Editions are published in 16-point type

"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... Read more






A Long Way from Home
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75935-2 (0-375-75935-2)

In A Long Way from Home, Tom Brokaw describes his childhood and youth in South Dakota, and the people and places in the American heartland of the 1940s and 1950s that continue to shape his life today. As he reflects on the American experience as he lived and observed it during... Read more






A Long Way from Home
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House | Hardcover | November 2002
$24.95/37.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-50763-2 (0-375-50763-9)

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 theThirties, on to his boyhood along the Missouri River and on... Read more






The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2012
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7512-3 (0-8129-7512-X)

Who we are, where we’ve been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream
 
Now with a new Foreword by the author
 
“The best presentation of the challenges facing the country—and the possible solutions—I've ever seen.”—P. J. O’Rourke
 
Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for... Read more






The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | November 2011
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-7393-2683-1 (0-7393-2683-X)

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more





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