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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion" --Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
609.2/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT215
LC item number
.K46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-282) and index
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: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
ocn824608989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012051196
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824608989
  • (OCoLC)824608989
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-282) and index
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: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
ocn824608989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012051196
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824608989
  • (OCoLC)824608989

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