Men of Mark in America, Vol. 1

Men of Mark in America, Vol. 1 : Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies of Eminent Living Americans (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Men of Mark in America, Vol. 1: Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies of Eminent Living Americans Good biography is entertaining literature. The personal element in it insures for it interest and influence. Standard collections of brief biographies are indispensable as books of reference and are most stimulating reading for young people in the public library and in the home. The opening of new fields of activity with the broadening of our national life has increased the number of men whose names are brought prominently before the American public. New collections of biography are needed at comparatively brief intervals. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 821g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 91 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243081391
  • 9780243081394