The Resource Brave Companions, David McCullough, (electronic resource)

Brave Companions, David McCullough, (electronic resource)

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Brave Companions
Title
Brave Companions
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
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Language
eng
Summary
From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. The bestselling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. Here are Alexander von Humboldt, whose epic explorations of South America surpassed the Lewis and Clark expedition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman who made the big war"; Frederic Remington; the extraordinary Louis Agassiz of Harvard; Charles and Anne Lindbergh, and their fellow long-distance pilots Antoine de Saint-Exup?ry and Beryl Markham; Harry Caudill, the Kentucky lawyer who awakened the nation to the tragedy of Appalachia; and David Plowden, a present-day photographer of vanishing America. Different as they are from each other, McCullough's subjects have in common a rare vitality and sense of purpose. These are brave companions: to each other, to David McCullough, and to the reader, for with rare storytelling ability McCullough brings us into the times they knew and their very uncommon lives
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McCullough, David
Dewey number
920.073
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT214
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Nonfiction
  • HISTORY
  • United States
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Brave Companions, David McCullough, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416561231
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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46de6c62-3faf-49f5-8441-15822e37dc72
Publisher number
EB00574861
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unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869430623
Label
Brave Companions, David McCullough, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416561231
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
46de6c62-3faf-49f5-8441-15822e37dc72
Publisher number
EB00574861
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869430623

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