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The Resource Brave companions : portraits in history, David McCullough

Brave companions : portraits in history, David McCullough

Label
Brave companions : portraits in history
Title
Brave companions
Title remainder
portraits in history
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author has collected his favorite essays -- 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
Cataloging source
XHB
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McCullough, David G
Dewey number
  • 973
  • 920.073
Index
index present
LC call number
E179.M33 1991
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Brave companions : portraits in history, David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. PHENOMENA. Journey to the top of the world -- The American adventure of Louis Agassiz -- The unexpected Mrs. Stowe -- II. THE REAL WEST. Glory days in Medora -- Remington -- III. PIONEERS. Steam road to El Dorado -- The builders -- The treasure from the carpentry shop -- Long-distance vision -- IV. FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE. Cross the Blue Mountain -- The lonely war of a good angry man -- Miriam Rothschild -- South of Kankakee : a day with David Plowden -- V. ON WE GO. Washington on the Potomac -- Extraordinary times -- Recommended itinerary -- Simon Willard's clock
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 240 pages
Isbn
9780671792763
Lccn
91053237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227196463
  • (OCoLC)ocn227196463
  • 157894
Label
Brave companions : portraits in history, David McCullough
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. PHENOMENA. Journey to the top of the world -- The American adventure of Louis Agassiz -- The unexpected Mrs. Stowe -- II. THE REAL WEST. Glory days in Medora -- Remington -- III. PIONEERS. Steam road to El Dorado -- The builders -- The treasure from the carpentry shop -- Long-distance vision -- IV. FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE. Cross the Blue Mountain -- The lonely war of a good angry man -- Miriam Rothschild -- South of Kankakee : a day with David Plowden -- V. ON WE GO. Washington on the Potomac -- Extraordinary times -- Recommended itinerary -- Simon Willard's clock
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 240 pages
Isbn
9780671792763
Lccn
91053237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227196463
  • (OCoLC)ocn227196463
  • 157894

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