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Author back ground 

David McCullough was born on July 7, 1933. David McCullough is still alive today.

Many of his writings have been based off actual events in the world. Most of his literary work is done on past events or people that impacted America greatly. He has lived though a few of them such as Truman’s presidency and Theodore’s live which helped him write the book Truman and Mornings On Horseback.

David McCullough has won many awards such as: highest civilian award 

- two Francis Parkman Prizes

- Los Angeles Times Book Award

- New York Public Library's Literary Lion Award

1995 - Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

- Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

- Jefferson Lecture

- Helmerich Award

- New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

- St. Louis Literary Award

- National Book Award for History

- Quill Award for History/current events/politics

- National Book Award for Autobiography/Biography (Hardcover)

- Ambassador Book Award for Biography & Autobiography

- Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

He has also written many book such as: 



Great bridge

The Greater Journey

Path Between the Seas

Mornings on Horse Back

John Adams

Brave Companions

The Johnstown Flood

The Course of Human Events

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