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The Resource American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson

American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson

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American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane
Title
American sketches
Title remainder
great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other interesting characters he has chronicled as a biographer and journalist. Isaacson also describes the joys of the "so-called writing life" and the challenges he sees for journalism in the digital age
Summary
Offers a collection of essays on influential leaders and thinkers, past and present, and the qualities that made them successful, while reflecting on the author's own passage from school to journalist to illustrious biographer
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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334498
Cataloging source
DLC
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Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
973.09/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
E176
LC item number
.I8 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Isaacson, Walter
  • Biographers
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane
Label
American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
751598
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781439180648
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009041675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439180648
  • (OCoLC)429024755
Label
American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
751598
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781439180648
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009041675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439180648
  • (OCoLC)429024755

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