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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

Label
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
973.09/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E176
LC item number
.I8 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Isaacson, Walter
  • Biographers
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223099632714
  • 31223099632722
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Franklin and other founders -- Statecrafters -- Reagan and Gorbachev -- The Clintons -- Albert Einstein -- The age of technology -- Journalism -- Interlude: Woody Allen's heart wants what it wants -- New Orleans, mon amour
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 285 p.
Isbn
9781439180648
Lccn
2009041675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-upg20091118-137
  • bro-cust20091118-137
  • bro-cust20091118-137
System control number
  • 429024755
  • (OCoLC)429024755
Label
American sketches : great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane, Walter Isaacson
Link
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223099632714
  • 31223099632722
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Franklin and other founders -- Statecrafters -- Reagan and Gorbachev -- The Clintons -- Albert Einstein -- The age of technology -- Journalism -- Interlude: Woody Allen's heart wants what it wants -- New Orleans, mon amour
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 285 p.
Isbn
9781439180648
Lccn
2009041675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-upg20091118-137
  • bro-cust20091118-137
  • bro-cust20091118-137
System control number
  • 429024755
  • (OCoLC)429024755

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