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Reader's digest great biographies

1st ed.

Published by Reader's Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

[1] The Spirit of St. Louis / by Charles A. Lindbergh. Florence Nightingale / by Cecil Woodham-Smith. Edison / by Matthew Josephson. Hans Christian Andersen / by Rumer Godden
[2] Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years / by Carl Sandburg. The diary of a young girl / Anne Frank. Prophet in the wilderness : the story of Albert Schweitzer / by Hermann Hagedorn. The great Pierpont Morgan / by F[r]ederick Lewis Allen
[3] Elizabeth the Great / by Elizabeth Jenkins. Darwin and the Beagle / by Alan Moorehead. Martin Luther, oak of Saxony / by Edwin P. Booth. The autobiography of Mark Twain / edited by Charles Neider
[4] Plain speaking : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman / by Merle Miller. Catherine, empress of all the Russias / by Vincent Cronin. Walt Disney / by Bob Thomas. The woman he loved / by Ralph G. Martin
[5] Christopher Columbus, mariner / by Samuel Eliot Morison. Marie Antoinette / by Stefan Zweig. The head and heart of Thomas Jefferson / by John Dos Passos. The life of Charlotte Bronte / by Elizabeth Gaskell
[6] Queen Victoria / by Lytton Strachey. Yankee from Olympus : Justice Holmes and his family / Catherine Drinker Bowen. R.v.R. : the life of Rembrandt van Rijn / by Hendrik Willem van Loon. Life of Christ / by Giovanni Papini
[7] George Washington / by Marcus Cunliffe. The girl in white armor : the story of Joan of Arc / by Albert Bigelow Paine. Renoir, my father / by Jean Renoir. The immortal lovers : Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning / by Frances Winwar
[8] The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Mary, Queen of Scots / by Antonia Fraser. Will Rogers / by Richard M. Ketchum. The Eleanor Roosevelt story / by Archibald MacLeish. Color from a light within [El Greco] by Donald Braider
[9] Mahatma Gandhi / by Vincent Sheean. The story of my life / by Helen Keller. American Caesar : Doughlas MacArthur, 1881-1964 / by William Manchester. Walden / by Henry David Thoreau. Madam Curie / by Eve Curie
[10] The waltz kings : Johann Strauss, father & son ... / by Hans Fantel. Alone / by Richard E. Byrd. The president's lady / by Irving Stone. T.R. / by Noel B. Gerson. The gold of Troy : the story of Heinrich Schliemann / by Robert Payne
[11] Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian / by Richard Hough. The agony and the ecstasy / by Irving Stone. The life and work of Sigmund Freud / by Ernest Jones. Good night, sweet prince / by Gene Fowler
[12] St. Francis of Assissi / by E.M. Almerdingen. Napoleon / by Emil Ludwing. Act one : an autobiography / by Moss Hart. My early life / by Winston S. Churchill
[13] The struggles & triumphs, or, The life of P.T. Barnum / written by himself. The China I knew / by Pearl S. Buck. The life and death of Adolph Hitler / by Robert Payne. An exceptional marriage : Louise Catherine and John Quincy Adams / by Jack Shepherd
[14] A pillar of iron / by Taylor Caldwell. The Fitzgerals and the Kennedys / by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Beethoven / by Alan Pryce-Jones. Good evening, eveybody / by Lowell Thomas
[15] Lee and Grant / by Gene Smith. Impressionist : a novel of Mary Cassatt / by Joan King. The life and death of Lenin / by Robert Payne. Kon-Tiki / by Thor Heyerdahl.

Edition Notes

"Reader's digest condensed books."

Other Titles Reader's digest., Great biographies.


Dewey Decimal Class 920.02
Library of Congress CT101 .R42 1987

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Pagination v. <1-15 > :
Number of pages 15

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Open Library OL2735440M
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ISBN 10 0895772590
LC Control Number 86029816
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