The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan
A History of the End of the Cold War
Publication Date: March 2009
In The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, New York Times bestselling author James Mann directs his keen analysis to Ronald Reagan's role in ending the Cold War.
James Mann is the author of the New York Times bestseller Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet and The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression, among others. He is currently author-in-residence in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Mann has also served as staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, and other publications. He has earned a number of awards, including the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for best book of the year by a journalist and the Asia-Pacific Award for the best book about Asia. Winner of several AudioFile Earphones Awards and a multiple finalist for the APA's prestigious Audie Award, Alan Sklar has narrated nearly two hundred audiobooks, including Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden, The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings by Thomas Maier, and The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by AudioFile magazine, his work has earned him a Booklist Editors' Choice Award (twice), a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by ForeWord magazine. The Dartmouth graduate's theatre credits include Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, The Seagull, and many modern roles. Alan has also narrated thousands of corporate videos for clients such as NASA,Sikorsky Aircraft, IBM, Dannon, Pfizer, AT&T, and SONY. For several years, he has been the spokesman for TracFone Wireless Co. and can often be seen and heard on TracFone radio and TV spots and infomercials."I am so pleased, as is my husband, to have found a narrator that holds our attention so well that we have come to compare every other narrator to him (you). So far we have found none with such a talent as yours. We very much plan to listen to as many of your works as we can find." -Sandi King, a letter to Mr. Sklar
"A lively and well-researched examination of an important period in American diplomatic history." ---The Boston Globe