American Greats

American Greats

Book - 1999
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Renowned American writers and historians evoke America at its bestfrom Tom Paines Common Sense to the Gettysburg Address, from barbed wire to the baseball diamondin a compelling, spectacularly designed and illustrated full-color volume.. For anyone interested in American history and popular cultureand anyone who appreciates a spectacular book on their shelf or coffee tablethis full-color celebration of America at its best offers compelling testimony to a nations courage, character and imagination. For anyone interested in American history and popular cultureand anyone who appreciates a spectacular book on their shelf or coffee tablethis full-color celebration of America at its best offers compelling testimony to a nations courage, character and imagination. Richly illustrated spreads feature original, entertaining essays, many by renowned writers, on a wide array of American ideas, inventions, and accomplishments. While the editors selection of greats is sure to inspire comment and controversy, readers will find nothing debatable about the beauty and quality of this inspiring reflection on a nations heritage.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [1999], ©1999
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781891620485
1891620487
Branch Call Number: 973 Am
Description: xv, 315 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm

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