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Brief Heroes and Histories
     

Brief Heroes and Histories

by Barbara Holland
 
In Brief Heroes & Histories, Holland wittily wends her way through the past with curiosity and offhanded eloquence. In this delightful miscellany, Holland sets her crafted sentences on the trail of such diverse figures as William Penn and Elvis Presley, and investigates topics ranging from the Orient Express to the history of ice cream.

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In Brief Heroes & Histories, Holland wittily wends her way through the past with curiosity and offhanded eloquence. In this delightful miscellany, Holland sets her crafted sentences on the trail of such diverse figures as William Penn and Elvis Presley, and investigates topics ranging from the Orient Express to the history of ice cream.

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Philadelphia Enquirer
We sometimes hear ...that Russell Baker is a 'national treasure.' I vote to include Barbara Holland in this treasure chest.

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ISBN-13:
9781888173314
Publisher:
Akadine Press, The
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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