We have a glut of text and trade books on American history. But what we don’t have is a compact, inexpensive, authoritative, and compulsively readable book that will offer to American readers a clear, informative, and inspiring narrative account of their own country.
Until now-Professor Wilfred M. McClay’s Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story (May 21, Encounter Books) finally delivers that account, one that shapes and deepens our sense of the land we inhabit. By furnishing an understanding of our land’s roots – and a chance to share in its memories – it equips the next generation for the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in American society. You can get it HERE.