Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America
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Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America

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Conversations with the most admired biographers of our time on the people who have forged our contemporary landscape
iSPAN founder Brian Lamb invites readers into a virtual conversation -- via the art of biography -- with the legends and luminaries who have helped define America. This informal dictionary of biography peers into the personalities who have left a mark on our...more
Paperback, 496 pages
Published June 6th 2000 by Three Rivers Press (first published 1999)
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Described as "biography lite." This is a collection of snippets about famous people, each only a few pages long. They are compliled from NPR interviews of authors of biographies. I have completed about a dozen, and gleaned some interesting trivia. It is great bathroom reading... Example of an interesting thing learned: Margaret Thatcher took home leftovers from State dinners to feed to her family.
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