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The Resource The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher, Debby Applegate

The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher, Debby Applegate

Label
The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher
Title
The most famous man in America
Title remainder
the biography of Henry Ward Beecher
Statement of responsibility
Debby Applegate
Title variation
Henry Ward Beecher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life of Henry Ward Beecher, the son of a Puritan minister and brother to Harriet Beecher Stowe, discussing how he stepped out of the shadow of his parents and siblings to become an important figure in the antislavery and women's suffrage movements, the entertainment industry, and the fields of politics and psychology
Summary
Presents the life of the nineteenth century orator, noted for his support of the abolition of slavery and the suffrage of women, as well as his friendships with some of the century's most famous writers such as Henry Thoreau, Mark Twain, and Walt Whitman
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163019
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Kirkus Starred
  • Booklist
Dewey number
  • 285.8/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
BX7260.B3
LC item number
A67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the biography of Henry Ward Beecher
Label
The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher, Debby Applegate
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-503) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13979163
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 529 pages
Isbn
9780385513968
Lccn
2005054842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (InCu)7D8704C0B21A4D98864D48111973D9CE
  • (IMchF)fol11011933
Label
The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher, Debby Applegate
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-503) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13979163
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 529 pages
Isbn
9780385513968
Lccn
2005054842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (InCu)7D8704C0B21A4D98864D48111973D9CE
  • (IMchF)fol11011933

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