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American sketches : [great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane]

Author: Walter Isaacson; Cotter Smith
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other interesting characters he has chronicled as a biographer and journalist. Isaacson also describes the joys of the "so-called writing life" and the challenges he sees for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Named Person: Walter Isaacson; Walter Isaacson
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Cotter Smith
ISBN: 9781442304079 1442304073
OCLC Number: 432993913
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Cotter Smith.
Description: 6 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson.
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In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other interesting characters he has chronicled as a biographer and journalist. Isaacson also describes the joys of the "so-called writing life" and the challenges he sees for journalism in the digital age.

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