The Biography Book

The Biography Book

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From Marilyn to Mussolini, people captivate people. AaE's qBiography, q best-selling autobiographies, and biographical novels testify to the popularity of the genre. But where does one begin? Collected here are descriptions and evaluations of over 10, 000 biographical works, including books of fact and fiction, biographies for young readers, and documentaries and movies, all based on the lives of over 500 historical figures from scientists and writers, to political and military leaders, to artists and musicians. Each entry includes a brief profile, autobiographical and primary sources, and recommended works. Short reviews describe the pertinent biographical works and offer insight into the qualities and special features of each title, helping readers to find the best biographical material available on hundreds of fascinating individuals.In an installment from the PBS Nova series, Einsteina#39;s life and ... The documentary is particularly good on the social and political forces that dominated Einsteina#39;s personal life and professional career. ... President during a prosperous, conservative postwar era, Eisenhower waged the Cold War against the Soviets, began aanbsp;...

Title:The Biography Book
Author:Daniel S. Burt
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2001


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