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The Education of Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams( )
Author: Adams, Henry
Read by: Kandinsky, Wolfram
ISBN:978-1-4332-4998-3
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

Few works have so firmly established their position in American literature as The Education of Henry Adams. As a man of extraordinary gifts and learning and a member of one of the greatest American families, Henry Adams wrote an insightful exploration of himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived. In the words of Van Wyck Brooks, he "revealed a phase of American history with unparalleled boldness and truth."

In spite of his illustrious background and Harvard...
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Book Details
Pages:2
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.5 Inches
Author Biography
Adams, Henry (Author)
Henry Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 16, 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard University, he worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important historical works. His works include The Education of Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, Esther: A Novel, and Democracy: An American Novel. He died on March 27, 1918 at the age of 80.

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