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The role of reading in nine famous lives

Author: Donald E Howard
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book attempts to demonstrate the role that reading has played throughout the course of history. The subjects are presented in chronological order according to birth. Respective chapters contain brief biographies of the subjects and discuss the ways in which each used books as a principal aid in the development of his or her exceptional talents"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howard, Donald E., 1933-
Role of reading in nine famous lives
(DLC) 2005003506
(OCoLC)57722534
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Howard
ISBN: 9780786480890 0786480890
OCLC Number: 921143420
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 199 pages)
Contents: Benjamin Franklin --
Thomas Jefferson --
Abraham Lincoln --
Frederick Douglass --
Susan B. Anthony --
Booker T. Washington --
Pearl S. Buck --
Louis L'Amour --
Nelson Mandela.
Other Titles: Role of reading in 9 famous lives
Responsibility: Donald E. Howard.
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This book attempts to demonstrate the role that reading has played in history. It documents the lives of individuals who were moulded by the books they read. Subjects include Benjamin Franklin,  Read more...

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