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These Truths

A History of the United States

by Jill Lepore

Widely hailed for its “sweeping, sobering account of the American past” (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore’s one-volume history of America places truth itself—a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence—at the center of the nation’s history. The American experiment rests on three ideas—“these truths,” Jefferson called them—political equality, n...
Publish Date
2019
October 1
Goodreads rating
4.4
ISBN
9780393357424
Tags
historynonfiction
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
May 01, 2019
I loved the book and hope lots of people read it. In keeping with its title, it’s the most honest account of the American story I’ve ever read, and one of the most beautifully written.     source
May 08, 2019
Jill LePore’s book These Truths is brilliant, but I highly recommend the audiobook that she narrates with such verve and personality. I really love it.     source