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Heroes

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2018] 2019. ©2018
Series: The Great American Read.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
We examine books on America’s list that feature heroic characters. Celebrities, literary experts, authors and everyday book lovers discuss why our favorite heroes are complex and relatable, from the everyday hero to the tragic and unlikely or anti-hero.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1119518564
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2018.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 29, 2019.
Target Audience: Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 11 sec)) : sound.
Contents: Introduction: Heroes (2:50); Katniss Everdeen (6:51); Alex Cross (3:16); Aibileen Clark (2:18); Cold War Hero (3:34); Lois Lowry's Everyday Hero (3:11); Eight-legged Hero (4:43); Tragic Hero of "1984" (4:53); Ralph Ellison's Narrator (4:14); Don Quixote (4:23); Ignatius J. Reilly (3:15); John Yossarian (3:18); Christopher John Francis Boone (4:54); Credits: Heroes (0:26);
Series Title: The Great American Read.
Responsibility: PBS.

Abstract:

We examine books on America’s list that feature heroic characters. Celebrities, literary experts, authors and everyday book lovers discuss why our favorite heroes are complex and relatable, from the everyday hero to the tragic and unlikely or anti-hero.

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