Contemporary heroes and heroines, Book 1

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Ray Broadus Browne, Glenn J. Browne, Kevin O. Browne, Deborah Gillan Straub
Gale Research, Feb 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 451 pages
The first two books of this series established themselves as ideal biographical sources for young people because of their relevance, comprehensiveness and positive attitude. Book III presents a hundred profiles of men and women whose exemplary achievements will also interest and inspire young adults. Following the vital statistics in each entry is a thoughtful essay discussing the profiled person's motivations, ambitions and accomplishments.In Book III, look for: -- Madeleine Albright-- Benazir Bhutto-- Althea Gibson-- Evelynne Glennie-- Mae Jemison-- Helmut Kohl-- Rigoberta Menchu-- Yitzak Rabin-- Pat Robertson-- Dave Thomas-- Tiger Woods-- And many others

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Hank Aaron
1
Ralph Abernathy
8
_ Maya Angelou
14
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About the author (1990)

Ray Browne was born in Millport, Alabama, in 1922, and was educated at the University of Alabama, Columbia University, and the University of California at Los Angeles. As founder of the Popular Culture Association (1970) and of the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green University, he is one of the most important figures in the field of popular culture in the United States today. Browne was an early advocate of applying serious study to popular culture.