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Quincy Shaw - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 190 pages
We remember Thomas Alva Edison as the craggy, rumpled inventor of the light bulb and the phonograph - a prodigy, the affable "Wizard of Menlo Park." But he also was a visionary ...
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Edison: Top Biography

Frank Lewis Dyer - Biography & Autobiography - 2015
PRIOR to this, no complete, authentic, and authorized record of the work of Mr. Edison, during an active life, has been given to the world. That life, if there is anything in ...
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Stendhal Or the Pursuit of Happiness

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 508 pages
On Stendhal: "The study of human nature, 'the observation of the human heart and its passions, ' was his constant preoccupation. But where could he study the passions better ...
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Victor Hugo: A Realistic Biography of the Great Romantic

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 528 pages
With trenchant realism and profound understanding, Josephson presents a realistic biography of the great romantic who authored "Les Miserables" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame ...
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The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901

Matthew Josephson - Business & Economics - 1962 - 474 pages
Presents profiles of the captains of industry who ruled America after the Civil War including Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and Gould
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Al Smith: Hero of the Cities : a Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of ...

Matthew Josephson, Hannah Geffen Josephson, Frances Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1969 - 505 pages
Freshly examined and balanced if admiring account of Smith, his background, political development from ward politician to New York governor and presidential candidate ...
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