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Iron Thunder

The Battle Between the Monitor and the Merrimac
Audiobook

After his father is killed fighting for the Union, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll takes a job at a Brooklyn ironworks to support his family. He quickly learns that they are building an iron-clad, "unsinkable" ship to be called the Monitor to finally sink the Confederates' "unsinkable" ship, the Merrimac.

This is a brilliantly written description of a major sea battle through the eyes of a teenaged boy who both helped build the Monitor as well as fight on it.


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Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781935430544
  • File size: 91872 KB
  • Release date: October 19, 2010
  • Duration: 03:11:22

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781935430544
  • File size: 91872 KB
  • Release date: October 19, 2010
  • Duration: 03:11:21
  • Number of parts: 3


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English

After his father is killed fighting for the Union, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll takes a job at a Brooklyn ironworks to support his family. He quickly learns that they are building an iron-clad, "unsinkable" ship to be called the Monitor to finally sink the Confederates' "unsinkable" ship, the Merrimac.

This is a brilliantly written description of a major sea battle through the eyes of a teenaged boy who both helped build the Monitor as well as fight on it.


Expand title description text