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Author: Malcolm S Forbes; Jeff Bloch
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
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Anecdotes record the exits--some graceful, some disgraceful--of famous people from the past three millenia, from Columbus to Hermann Goering to Jim Morrison.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forbes, Malcolm S.
They went that-a-way--
New York : Ballantine Books, 1989, ©1988
(OCoLC)891997344
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm S Forbes; Jeff Bloch
ISBN: 0345362500 9780345362506
OCLC Number: 20801415
Notes: "How the famous, the infamous, and the great died"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 329 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Aeschylus --
Alexander the Great --
Horatio Alger, Jr. --
St. Thomas Aquinas --
John Jacob Astor IV --
Atilla the Hun --
Francis Bacon --
Florence Ballard --
P.T. Barnum --
Jeremy Bentham --
Thomas Hart Benton --
Busby Berkeley --
Ambrose Bierce --
Theodore Gilmore Bilbo --
Harry Black --
Blaclbeard the pirate --
Alfred S. Bloomingdale --
John Wilkes Booth --
Margaret Bourke-White --
Diamond Jim Brady --
Chang and Eng Bunker --
Lord Byron --
Caligula --
Al Capone --
Catherine the Great --
Cicero --
Claudius --
Cleopatra --
Montgomery Clift --
Columbus --
Sam Cooke --
Hart Crane --
Crassus --
Marie Curie--
Adelle Davis --
James Dean --
John Dillinger --
Bobby Driscoll --
Duke of Windsor --
Isadora Duncan --
William Crapo Durant --
Amelia Earhart --
George Eastman --
King Edward II --
King Edward V --
Cass Elliot --
William Faulkner --
Archduke Franz Ferdinand --
W.C. Fields --
Jim Fisk --
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgrald --
Jim Fixx --
Henry M. Flagler --
James Forrestal --
Stephen Foster --
Benjamin Franklin --
Sigmund Freud --
Clark Gable --
Yuri Gagarin --
James Garfield --
Judy Garland --
Elbert H. Gary --
King George V --
George Gershwin --
Euell Gibbons --
Hermann Goering. Charles "Chinese" Gordon --
Arshile Gorky --
Ulysses S. Grant --
D.W. Griffith --
M. Robert Guggenheim --
Alexander Hamilton --
Dag Hammarskjold --
Warren Harding --
Mata Hari --
Jean Harlow --
William H. Harrison --
Josslyn Hay --
Ernest Hemingway --
Jimi Hendrix --
Wild Bill Hickock --
Jimmy Hoffa --
Billie Holiday --
Buddy Holly --
Harry Houdini --
Leslie Howard --
Henry Hudson --
Ivan the Terrible --
Jesse James --
Thomas Jefferson, John Adams --
King John --
Casey Jones --
Janis Joplin --
Edmund Kean --
Grace Kelly --
St. Lawrence --
Bruce Lee --
Vivien Leigh --
Meriwether Lewis --
Alfred Loewenstein --
Carole Lombard --
Huey Long --
Jean-Baptiste Lully --
Lynyrd Shynyrd --
Manolete --
Jayne Mansfield --
Jean-Paul Marat --
Christopher Marlowe --
Sen. Joseph McCarthy --
Alessandro de'Medici --
Glenn Miller --
Sal Mineo --
Margaret Mitchell --
Marilyn Monroe --
Maria Montez --
Jim Morrison --
Mozart --
Audie Murphy --
Primmie Niven --
Nostradamus --
Ramon Navarro --
Harry Oakes --
Thomas Paine --
Charlie Parker --
George S. Patton --
James Pike. Pontius Pilate --
Pliny the Elder --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Jackson Pollock --
Charles Ponzi --
Cole Porter --
Francis Gary Powers --
Elvis Presley --
Walter Raleigh --
Rasputin --
Zachary S. Reynolds --
Arthur Rimbaud --
Paul Robeson --
John D. Rockefeller III --
Michael Rockefeller --
Nelson ROckefeller --
J.I. Rodale --
Paul Rogers --
Will Rogers --
John Rolfe --
Mark Rothko --
Serge Rubunstein --
Babe Ruth --
Charles Schwab --
John Sedgwick --
Percy Shelley --
Bugsy Siegel --
Sitting Bull --
Bessie Smith --
Tchaikovsky --
Dylan thomas --
Jim Thompson --
Jim Thorpe --
Leo Tolstoy --
Leon Trotsky --
"Boss" Tweed --
Rudolph Valentino --
Vincent van Gogh --
Sid VIcious --
Raoul Wallenberg --
Karl Wallenda --
George Washington --
Horace Wells --
Stanford White --
Oscar Wilde --
Virginia Wolfe.
Responsibility: Malcolm Forbes with Jeff Bloch.

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Anecdotes record the exits--some graceful, some disgraceful--of famous people from the past three millenia, from Columbus to Hermann Goering to Jim Morrison.

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