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Secret heroes : everyday Americans who shaped our world, Paul Martin

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Secret heroes : everyday Americans who shaped our world
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Secret heroes
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everyday Americans who shaped our world
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Paul Martin
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eng
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Title
Secret heroes
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Summary
Pays tribute to forgotten heroes who still have an impact on the world today, profiling such characters as America's first muckraking journalist, the first black combat pilot, and a man who saved George Washington's life twice
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Biography type
collective biography
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10109850
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
973.09/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT214
LC item number
.M275 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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everyday Americans who shaped our world
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Paul D. Martin
Secret heroes : everyday Americans who shaped our world, Paul Martin
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Secret heroes : everyday Americans who shaped our world, Paul Martin
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-336)
Contents
  • A captive in two cultures: Cynthia Ann Parker
  • An act of valor denied: James Parker
  • The Yank who united Canada: William van Horne
  • Innovators: why we are what we eat: Wilbur Atwater
  • Mythmaker of the Old West: John Wallace Crawford
  • The inquisitive benefactor: George Fabyan
  • Sealing the victory at Gettysburg: Herman Haupt
  • Keeping Eisenhower's invasion afloat: Andrew Jackson Higgins
  • The lovely with the lovely brain: Hedwig Kiesler
  • Choctaw code talker of World War I: Solomon Louis
  • Voyagers: The intrepid Leopard Wrestler: Carl Akeley
  • A thorn in the side of convention: Anne Royall
  • The man behind the checkout counter: Clarence Saunders
  • An idea that bloomed to perfection: Eliza Scidmore
  • Dispenser of beauty and truth: Madam C. J. Walker
  • Humanitarians:
  • Defender of the defenseless: Grace Abbott
  • The man who fed Asia: Henry Beachell
  • America's Joan of Arc: Inez Boissevain
  • A saint's unassuming assistant: Joseph Dutton
  • A life's labor of love: Gertrude Elion
  • On the wings of an angel: Jimmie Angel
  • The mayor who just wanted to be fair: Gelden Rule Jones
  • Healer of the fallen: Jonathan Letterman
  • Warrior with the conscience: HughThompson
  • The explorer with the red umbrella: Giacomo Beltrami
  • The genetics of truth: Kirk Bloodsworth
  • The slave who became a Union spy: Mary Bowser
  • The black swallow of death: Eugene Bullard
  • The last stone age man in America: Ishi
  • General Washington's genial savior: Hercules Mulligan
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21 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 337 p.
Isbn
9780062096043
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(pbk.)
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cat49
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  • ocn730414090
  • (OCoLC)730414090
  • 1044675

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