Chambers Biographical Dictionary Paperback

Chambers Biographical Dictionary Paperback

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"Some people leave a deeper footprint in the sands of time than others. In these pages we have access to their particular stories and identities."

Dame Joan Bakewell


Discover the most authoritative, entertaining and fascinating range of biographies in a single volume; from princes and presidents to artists, actors and authors. An historical tour de force and a joy to browse, The Chambers Biographical Dictionary includes everyone from Anne Frank to Kim Jong Il via Calvin Klein and Charles Dickens
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1680 pages
  • 158 x 246 x 58mm | 1,639.97g
  • CHAMBERS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0550106413
  • 9780550106414
  • 435,169

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Some people leave a deeper footprint in the sands of time than others. In these pages we have access to their particular stories and identities. It is a rich cornucopia of life experience * Dame Joan Bakewell * Incomparably the best * The Sunday Times * Simply all you need to know about anyone * Fay Weldon * Chambers Biographical Dictionary is quite easily the best reference book in the world * Sunday Telegraph *
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About Chambers

Chambers is one of the world`s most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative and completely reliable language and reference titles covers English-language dictionaries, thesauruses, bilingual dictionaries, crosswords, puzzles and games and specialist titles on subjects such as biography, quotations, literary characters, science and technology and world history. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.
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