American greats

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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.
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Grouped Work ID 431bb8fa-c704-8a7b-e622-c05c37af689f
Grouping Title american greats
Grouping Author robert wilson and stanley marcus
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-22 04:58:06AM
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auth_author2 Marcus, Stanley, 1905-2002, Wilson, Robert A., 1941-
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record_details ils:a161991|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|PublicAffairs,|c1999.|313 p. ; ill. ; 31 cm.
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subject_facet National characteristics, American -- Miscellanea, United States -- Civilization -- Miscellanea
title_display American greats
title_full American greats / edited by Robert Wilson and Stanley Marcus
title_short American greats
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