20 Great Life Stories
Biography fans will be happy to read the essentials of the lives of 20 extraordinary people, set in concise and entertaining rhyme. Their struggles, determination and triumphs are revealed in settings at home and abroad. The chosen careers of these individuals represent the worlds of humor, music, sports, medicine, film, literature, theater, painting, dance, humanism, aviation, religion and poetry. Rhyme has been employed in storytelling for centuries, for pure enjoyment, to help remember what has been read and to enhance basic prose. May these personal histories bring you reading pleasure.
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