skip to content
Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember

Author: John McCain; Mark Salter
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : 1st large print edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Presents the stories of celebrated historical figures and lesser-known heroes whose values exemplify the best of the human spirit.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McCain; Mark Salter
ISBN: 9780375728426 0375728422
OCLC Number: 191214805
Description: xxiv, 437 p. (large print) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part one, Honor: Honesty (Thomas More); Respect (Gandhi); Authenticity (Joan of Arc); Loyalty (Sir Ernest Shackleton); Dignity (Viktor Frankl). Part two, Purpose: Idealism (Sojourner Truth); Righteousness (Romeo Dallaire); Citizenship (Pat Tillman); Diligence (Winston Churchill); Responsibility (Lord Nelson and his lieutenants); Cooperation (John Wooden). Part three, Strength: Courage (Edith Cavell); Self-control (George Washington); Confidence (Elizabeth I); Resilience (Abraham Lincoln); Industry (Eric Hoffer); Hopefulness (John Winthrop). Part four, Understanding: Faith (Christian guard at Hau Lo Prison); Compassion (Maximilian Kolbe); Mercy (Mother Antonia); Tolerance (The four chaplains); Forgiveness (Nelson Mandela); Generosity (Oseola McCarty). Part five, Judgement: Fairness (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.); Humility (Dwight D. Eisenhower); Gratitude (Tecumseh); Humor (Mark Twain); Courtesy (Aung San Suu Kyi). Part six, Creativity: Aspiration (Ferdinand Magellan); Discernment (Leonardo da Vinci); Curiosity (Charles Darwin); Enthusiasm (Theodore Roosevelt); Excellence (Wilma Rudolph). Part seven, Love: Selflessness and contentment (Mother Teresa).
Responsibility: John McCain with Mark Salter.

Abstract:

Presents the stories of celebrated historical figures and lesser-known heroes whose values exemplify the best of the human spirit.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191214805>
library:oclcnum"191214805"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st large print ed."
schema:bookFormatbgn:LargePrintBook
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2005"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2005"
schema:description"Part one, Honor: Honesty (Thomas More); Respect (Gandhi); Authenticity (Joan of Arc); Loyalty (Sir Ernest Shackleton); Dignity (Viktor Frankl). Part two, Purpose: Idealism (Sojourner Truth); Righteousness (Romeo Dallaire); Citizenship (Pat Tillman); Diligence (Winston Churchill); Responsibility (Lord Nelson and his lieutenants); Cooperation (John Wooden). Part three, Strength: Courage (Edith Cavell); Self-control (George Washington); Confidence (Elizabeth I); Resilience (Abraham Lincoln); Industry (Eric Hoffer); Hopefulness (John Winthrop). Part four, Understanding: Faith (Christian guard at Hau Lo Prison); Compassion (Maximilian Kolbe); Mercy (Mother Antonia); Tolerance (The four chaplains); Forgiveness (Nelson Mandela); Generosity (Oseola McCarty). Part five, Judgement: Fairness (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.); Humility (Dwight D. Eisenhower); Gratitude (Tecumseh); Humor (Mark Twain); Courtesy (Aung San Suu Kyi). Part six, Creativity: Aspiration (Ferdinand Magellan); Discernment (Leonardo da Vinci); Curiosity (Charles Darwin); Enthusiasm (Theodore Roosevelt); Excellence (Wilma Rudolph). Part seven, Love: Selflessness and contentment (Mother Teresa)."@en
schema:description"Presents the stories of celebrated historical figures and lesser-known heroes whose values exemplify the best of the human spirit."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/119510265>
schema:genre"Anecdotes"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember"@en
schema:numberOfPages"437"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.