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The intellectual devotional : biographies

Author: David S Kidder; Noah D Oppenheim; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Rodale Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The fifth installment of the bestselling Intellectual Devotional series features 365 captivating entries about the most celebrated personalities in history. Like its compulsively readable predecessors, The Intellectual Devotional Biographies is organized into seven categories, one for each day of the week. With their trademark wit and style, authors David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim offer an array of fascinating facts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Kidder; Noah D Oppenheim; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781605290881 1605290882
OCLC Number: 1151845853
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim.

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The fifth installment of the bestselling Intellectual Devotional series features 365 captivating entries about the most celebrated personalities in history. Like its compulsively readable predecessors, The Intellectual Devotional Biographies is organized into seven categories, one for each day of the week. With their trademark wit and style, authors David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim offer an array of fascinating facts about major figures from Atilla the Hun to Desmond Tutu. In this daily devotional, you will learn about: authors and artists, from Homer and Ovid to Oscar Wilde and Virginia Woolf leaders, such as Queen Elizabeth I, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, and Napoleon Bonaparte innovators, from Johannes Gutenberg to Isaac Newton to Werner Heisenberg philosophers, including Socrates, Epicurus, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Jean-Paul Sartre rebels and reformers, from Joan of Arc and Spartacus to Galileo and Che Guevara preachers and prophets, including Lao-tzu, John the Baptist, Martin Luther, and Gandhi villains, such as Benedict Arnold, Genghis Khan, Ivan the Terrible, and Jack the Ripper This volume shares the personal histories, accomplishments, and troubles of 365 people who have left an indelible mark on the world.

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