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Books and reading in the lives of notable Americans : a biographical sourcebook

Author: John Anthony McCrossan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
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This volume covers the reading of 50 notable Americans, including Benjamin Franklin, Helen Keller, Kareem Abdul-Jabber, Mark Twain, Oprah Winfrey and Ronald Reagan. It surveys the role books and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biografische woordenboeken (vorm)
Books and reading
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCrossan, John Anthony, 1930-
Books and reading in the lives of notable Americans.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(DLC) 99045598
(OCoLC)42383477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Anthony McCrossan
ISBN: 0313007357 9780313007354 9780313303760 0313303762
OCLC Number: 51444540
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 267 pages)
Contents: Introduction Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jane Addams Arthur Ashe, Jr. James Baldwin Clara Barton Humphrey Bogart Andrew Carnegie Rachel Carson Willa Cather Cesar Chavez Shirley Chisholm Sandra Cisneros Eugene V. Debs Cecil B. DeMille Frederick Douglass Bob Dylan Thomas A. Edison Albert Einstein Benjamin Franklin Bill Gates Robert Goddard Helen Hayes Zora Neale Hurston Thomas Jefferson Helen Keller John F. Kennedy Martin Luther King, Jr. Stephen King Robert E. Lee Douglas MacArthur Madonna Horace Mann Marilyn Monroe Martina Navratilova Georgia O'Keeffe Frances Perkins Jeannette Rankin Ronald Reagan Eleanor Roosevelt Beverly Sills Steven Spielberg Elizabeth Cady Stanton Harriet Beecher Stowe Harry S. Truman Gene Tunney Mark Twain John Wanamaker George Washington Emma Willard Oprah Winfrey
Responsibility: John A. McCrossan.
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