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Oliver Wendell Holmes : sage of the Supreme Court

Author: G Edward White
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Series: Oxford portraits.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the well-known philosopher and judge, with emphasis on his influential thirty-year tenure as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.; Oliver Wendell Jr Holmes; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Edward White
ISBN: 0195116674 9780195116670
OCLC Number: 41565145
Description: 151 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: The family legacy --
Our hearts were touched with fire: the civil war years --
The practical struggle of life: becoming a lawyer and a judge --
The quiet years --
A more important and more visible court --
A new and solemn volume opens --
An unlikely reformer --
The yankee from Olympus --
Toward melancholy: the retirement years.
Series Title: Oxford portraits.
Responsibility: G. Edward White.
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