I have the audio version of this, read by Richard Thomas (and an
introduction by Doris Kearns Goodwin). I began listening to it last
January. I found that I was really able to absorb the material by doing
this, and it made my long drives pleasant. Thomas did a very good job
reading it without being dramatical.
I liked it very much, perhaps even more as it was my first experience
at listening to a book while driving. I always listened while alone and
the play time is listed at nine and a half hours.
One thing that I learned to appreciate was if I was surprised by, or
impressed by something, I could simply note the track number and easily
find it for a second listen.
It was after listening to this, that I began reading "Abraham Lincoln"
in ernest. Many of the same points and so much more was contained in
this book as well.
As mentioned here before, I do have a detailed summery available on