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George Washington Carver

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  6 reviews
biography of George Washington Carver
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published 1960 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. (first published 1943)
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Gregory
Sep 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Mr. Holt portrays George Washington Carver as a individual who strives. Although Mr. Carver faced many challenges he shows his constancy in life. His aim was to always learn and appreciate the life abounding about him. I feel as if I know what George Washington Carver loved, learned and respected about life. Mr. Holt's portrayal shows the humanity of us all, and the inherent love of life that George Washington Carver still to this day through the words of Mr. Holt we find how through sincere eff ...more
David Hooper
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very detailed and closer in time to Dr. Carver’s life than other biographies. It relates his deep, and embattled faith and how he never sought fame or acclaim, but always the welfare of his own people.
David Hooper
Jul 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This biography is detailed and closer in time to Dr. Carver’s life than other biographies. It relates his deep and embattled faith and how he never sought fame or acclaim. Instead, he always sought the welfare of his own people.
Diana
Jun 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I am awe struct and humbled to read this biography of George Washington Carver. Well written, simple and true, before political correctness. Read it to your children, and then pass it on to the next generation.
Sandra
Jan 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An amazing book and an amazing man. We could all learn to be better human beings and make more of our lives if we followed this man's courageous and humble example. This is a book and a person I will never forget...ever. ...more
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