Writer Jack Adler describes 75 famous friendships throughout history from mythical to contemporary times. Along the way, the lives and personalities of artists, politicians, philosophers, soldiers, and outlaws are outlined, including some personal details that may not be well-known. Presenting sketches of individuals like Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, Adam Smith and David Hume, Charles Baudelaire and Edouard Manet, David Henry Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Vladimir Horowitz a even Al Capone and Johnny Torrio a the author shows how contrasting as well as comparable personalities, characters and temperaments can support and strengthen each other, and he explores the range of ties that may influence a person during one phase of life or may become the center of one's life altogether. The book examines the peculiar power of the bonds of friendship and provides illuminating details on how major friendships throughout history emerged and developed a or fell apart. Each friendship, and the respective personalities of the pairings or groups, is carefully placed in the context of its historical period. The material is accurate and written in an easy-to-read style. Illustrations of the personalities, and many of their quotes, embellish the text.... this poem at the age of six: FATHER DEAR, BE, YOUR FATHER * GOOD AND GOOD, HE IS GOOD NOW, IT IS NOT GOOD ... pigeonsjustlikethat jesus he was a handsome man and what i want to know is how do you like your blueeyed boy anbsp;...
|Title||:||Soulmates from the Pages of History|
|Publisher||:||Algora Publishing - 2013-04-15|