Best Friends: The Ordinary Relationships of Extraordinary People

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Cumberland House, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 189 pages
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This companion volume to "Letters Home" takes a creative look at 20 friendships that have strongly affected the course of western civilization. Chapters are included about the friendships of such notables as Samuel Johnson and James Boswell, Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield, Abraham Lincoln and Alexander Stephens, Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Baskel, aand Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill.

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WILLIAM CHRISTIAN is Professor of Political Studies at the University of Guelph. He is author of George Grant: A Biography (UTP 1993) and editor of George Grant: Selected Letters (UTP 1996).

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