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Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown, 1987.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 051763208X 9780517632086
OCLC Number: 15489879
Description: xiv, 729 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The old man and the sea / Ernest Hemingway --
The conquest of Mt. Everest / Sir Edmund Hillary --
Parachuting for fun / Loudon Wainwright --
What it's like to fly into space / Warren R. Young --
Once aboard the "Reluctant" / Thomas Heggen --
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house / Eric Hodgins --
A nice little bank to rob / Evan McLeod Wylie --
How success ruined a would-be bum / Edmund G. Love --
A treasury of eccentrics / Nigel Dennis --
"Let your kids alone" / Robert Paul Smith --
The 'clan" is the most / Paul O'Neil --
You too, can own a race horse / Ernest Havemann --
The scary, sappy life of ski maniacs / Marshall Smith --
The magic of Toscanini / Winthrop Sargent --
Eugene O'Neill comes back to Broadway /Tom Prideaux --
The dark wine of genius / Robert Coughlan --
The art of El Greco / Aldous Huxley --
The private world of William Faulkner / Robert Coughlan --
The American century / Henry R. Luce --
Russia by thirds / A Life editorial --
A week of shock and decision / Life's editorial staff --
The end of a dark age in Russia / Whittaker Chambers --
The educated man / Jacques Barzun --
A divided south searches its soul / Robert Penn Warren --
Woman, love and God / A Life editorial --
The Arab world's angry nationalism / Keith Wheeler --
Lead-or get left behind / John F. Kennedy --
Euphoria and the Scythians / A Life editorial --
The Supreme Court at the crossroads / John Osborne --
American drama in a tragic age / Life editorials --
The rise and decline of Mussolini / G. A. Borgese --
Josephy Stalin: an appraisal / Leon Trotsky --
The Battle of Britain / Winston S. Churchill --
Crusade in Europe / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Bitterness on the road to victory / Field Marshal Montgomery --
The last days of Hitler / H. R. Trevor-Roper --
The Roosevelt legend / Hamilton Basso --
The war MacArthur was not allowed to win / Major General Courtney Whitney --
An appreciation of John Foster Dulles / Richard M. Nixon --
The silence of the sea / Vercors --
A case of identity / Herbert Brean A stricken man and his heart / Robert Wallace --
An agonizing odyssey of love / William Brinkley --
The brutal tale of a teen-age gang leader / as told to Ira Henry Freeman --
The last days of Anne Frank / Ernst Schnabel --
A famous lady's indomitable fight / Margaret Bourke-White --
The Norman conquest / Winston S. Churchill --
Maine winter / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
Italy's myth of America / Carlo Levi --
Comedy's greatest era / James Agee --
The fateful onslaught of the storm / Alan Moorehead --
The quiet death of an American era / Bruce Catton --
The meaning of the west / A. B. Guthrie Jr. --
What the Jews believe / Rabbi Philip S. Berstein --
The onward march of Christian faith / Paul Hutchinson --
The Papacy's awesome task / Emmet John Hughes --
The world, the flesh and the devil / John K. Jessup --
Europe in the spring / Clare Booth Luce --
America goes to war / Life's editorial staff --
Torpedo squadron 8 goes into action / Sidley L. James --
"All hands, air raid! This is no drill!" / Walter Lord --
The big days in Normandy / Charles C. Wertenbaker --
The defeated land / Sidney Olson --
Joe is home now / John Hersey --
The atom bomb and future war / Hanson W. Baldwin --
The brave men of no name ridge / James Bell --
What Korea was really like / Lt. John W. Harper, USMCR --
The earth is born / Lincoln Barnett --
The edge of the sea / Rachel Carson --
The starry universe / Lincoln Barnett.
Other Titles: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
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