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Artists, writers, thinkers, dreamers : portraits of fifty famous folks & all their weird stuff

Author: James Gulliver Hancock
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artist James Gulliver Hancock depicts historical icons in quirky annotated portraits surrounded by their associated possessions, baggage, and foibles. Hemingway's hobbies, Amelia Earhart's preferred dessert, Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite TV show. Each portrait reveals the ordinary quirks of these extraordinary people and captures their personalities in the process.
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Named Person: James Gulliver Hancock; James Gulliver Hancock; James Gulliver Hancock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Gulliver Hancock
ISBN: 9781452114569 1452114560
OCLC Number: 855905563
Description: 108 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by James Gulliver Hancock.

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From Elvis to Einstein, Billie Holiday to Buzz Aldrin, this illustrated almanac of artists, writers, thinkers and dreamers and the things that made them unique, and made them famous is the perfect  Read more...

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