Random House, 1998. FIRST EDITION, third printing. Excellent condition, unclipped dust jacket in protective plastic as new. The building of modern America. A huge canvas, sprawling with a mighty cast of millions. This US first edition hardback is close to being 'As New'. Unclipped jacket. An outstanding portrait of an American generation through lives led by individual representatives of the time. It is the story of men and women who ".. came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America .. whose everyday lives of duty, honor, achievement, and courage gave us the world we have today." Superlative contribution to American history. Signed by the legendary broadcaster – author Brokaw on title page in black. 390 pages.