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Heroes I have known; twelve who lived great lives,

Eastman, Max 1883-1969.

New York, Simon and Schuster 1942

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  • Title:
    Heroes I have known; twelve who lived great lives,
  • Author: Eastman, Max 1883-1969.
  • Subjects: Biography
  • Description: Introduction: Hero worship benign and diabolic.--The hero as parent: my most unforgettable character [Annis Ford Eastman]--The hero as agitator: a life portrait of Carlo Tresca.--Greek drama in Cleveland: the trial of Eugene Debs.--Heroism plus heroics: difficulties in worshiping Isadora Duncan.--Humor in goodness: the constitutional perfection of Art Young.--Mark Twain's Elmira: the influence of a great preacher [Thomas K. Beecher] and his parish.--France and her man of letters: an enthusiasm involving Anatole France.--Actor of one role: a character study of Charlie Chaplin.--Contribution to an apotheosis: John Reed and the Russian revolution.--Great in time of storm: the character and fate of Leon Trotsky.--Visit in Vienna: the crochety greatness of Sigmund Freud.--The hero as teacher: the life story of John Dewey.--Epilogue.
  • Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster
  • Creation Date: 1942
  • Format: xviii, 326 p., 1 l. front., ports. 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01NRTHIOW ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991004677389702841

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