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American Sketches : Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, And Heroes Of A Hurricane (2009)
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Call Number 973.099/ISAACSON,W

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Adult Nonfiction973.099/ISAACSON,WAvailable
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Edition:  1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
Description:  xi, 285 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781439180648, 1439180644, 9781439183441, 1439183449,
Language:  English


In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other interesting characters he has chronicled as a biographer and journalist. Isaacson also describes the joys of the "so-called writing life" and the challenges he sees for journalism in the digital age

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