The Resource America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall

America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall

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America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation
Title
America's obsessives
Title remainder
the compulsive energy that built a nation
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Kendall
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion" --Provided by the publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 609.2/273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT215
LC item number
.K46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
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America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The Obsessive Innovator : The Archetypal Super-Achiever -- Part One. Founding Farmers and Factoid Finders -- Politics: Thomas Jefferson : Omniscient Organizer -- Marketing: Henry Heinz : Naked Without His Steel Tape Measure -- Part Two. Secret Sex Maniacs -- Information Technology: Melvil Dewey : The Librarian Who Worshipped Perfect Tens -- Sexuality: Alfred Kinsey : The Rabid Orgasm Counter -- Aviation: Charles Lindbergh : At Home in Flight -- Part Three. Celebrity Compulsives -- Beauty: Estée Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
SALSBT
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC) 2012051196
  • 1023971

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