9781605299501

The Intellectual Devotional Biographies Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Acquaint Yourself with the World's Greatest Personalities

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  • ISBN13:

    9781605299501

  • ISBN10:

    1605299502

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/11/2010
  • Publisher: Rodale Books
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Summary

The fifth installment of this best-selling series features 365 captivating entries about the most celebrated personalities in history Like its compulsively readable predecessors, The Intellectual Devotional Biographies is organized into seven categories, one for each day of the week. With their trademark wit and style, authors David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim offer an array of fascinating facts about major figures from Atilla the Hun to Desmond Tutu. In this daily devotional, learn about: authors and artists, from Homer and Ovid to Oscar Wilde and Virginia Woolf, leaders, such as Queen Elizabeth I, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, and Napoleon Bonaparte, innovators, from Johannes Gutenberg to Isaac Newton to Werner Heisenberg, philosophers, including Socrates, Epicurus, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Jean-Paul Sartre, rebels and reformers, from Joan of Arc and Spartacus to Galileo and Che Guevara, preachers and prophets, including Lao-tzu, John the Baptist, Martin Luther, and Gandhi, villains, such as Benedict Arnold, Genghis Khan, Ivan the Terrible, and Jack the Ripper This volume shares the personal histories, accomplishments,and troubles of 365 people who have left an indelible mark on the world.

Author Biography

David Kidder is an entrepeneur with a wide range of technology and marketing expertise. He is the cofounder and CEO of Clickable, an online advertising Web software service. He lives in Westchester, NY.
 
Noah Oppenheim, a writer and Emmy-winning television producer, is currently vice president, creative affairs of Reveille, where he oversees all unscripted development. He lives in Los Angeles.

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