Score: 4.5
From 24 Ratings

Eleanor and Hick


  • Author: Susan Quinn
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 13505758 Bytes


A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American historyIn 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the First Lady with dread. By that time, she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behind her and developed an independent life—now threatened by the public role she would be forced to play. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next thirty years, until Eleanor’s death, the ...

Score: 4
From 40 Ratings

Clark Gable


  • Author: Warren G. Harris
  • Release Date : 2002-03-26
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 31557348 Bytes


Clark Gable arrived in Hollywood after a rough-and-tumble youth, and his breezy, big-boned, everyman persona quickly made him the town’s king. He was a gambler among gamblers, a heavy drinker in the days when everyone drank seemingly all the time, and a lover to legions of the most attractive women in the most glamorous business in the world, including the great love of his life, Carole Lombard.In this well-researched and revealing biography, Warren G. Harris gives an exceptionally acute portrait of one of the most memorable actors in the history of motion pictures—whose intimates included such legends as Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, Loretta Young, David O. Selznick, Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, and Grace Kelly—as we...

A People s History of the United States
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456610814


A People s History of the United States Book Description :

The Abridged Teaching Edition of A People's History of the United States has made Howard Zinn's original text available specifically for classroom use. With exercises and teaching materials to accompany each chapter, this edition spans American Beginnings, Reconstruction, the Civil War and through to the present, with new chapters on the Clinton Presidency, the 2000 elections, and the "War on Terrorism."...

A People s History of the United States

A People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Aristotext
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


A People s History of the United States Book Description :

In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader....

A People s History of the United States
Score: 4
From 3,952 Ratings

A People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062466679


A People s History of the United States Book Description :

"A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be ready by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." --Howard Fast With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools—with its emphasis on great men in high places—to focus on the street, the home and the workplace. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of—and in the words of—America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americ...

A People s History of the United States
Score: 4
From 3,951 Ratings

A People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-01-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061989834


A People s History of the United States Book Description :

“It’s a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and The Immigrants “[It] should be required reading.” —Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn’s iconic A People's History of the United States “a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those…whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.” Packed with vivid details and telling quotations, Zinn’s award-winning classic continues to revolutionize the way American history is taught and remembered. Frequent appearances in popular m...

A Young People s History of the United States
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

A Young People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781583229453


A Young People s History of the United States Book Description :

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The People Speak, the film adapted from A People's History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States. Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus’s arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers’ rights, women’s rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and ending with the current protests against continued American impe...

A People s History of American Empire
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

A People s History of American Empire


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2008-04
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0805087443


A People s History of American Empire Book Description :

Adapted from the critically acclaimed chronicle of U.S. history, a study of American expansionism around the world is told from a grassroots perspective and provides an analysis of important events from Wounded Knee to Iraq, in a volume created in the format of a graphic novel. Simultaneous. 100,000 first printing....

Voices of a People s History of the United States
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Voices of a People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015062869311


Voices of a People s History of the United States Book Description :

Letter, poems, speeches, and essays are collected in this book that tells the story of the United States from the perspective of people left out of history books, such as women, workers, Native Americans, and Latinos....

The Immigrants
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Immigrants


  • Author : Howard Fast
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1402247028


The Immigrants Book Description :

The first book in bestselling author Howard Fast's beloved family saga "A most wonderful book...there hasn't been a novel in years that can do a job on readers' emotions that the last fifty pages of The Immigrants does." -Los Angeles Times In this sweeping journey of love and fortune, master storyteller Howard Fast recounts the rise and fall of a family of roughneck immigrants determined to make their way in America at the turn of the century. Quick to ascend from the tragic depths of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Dan Lavette becomes the head of a powerful shipping empire and establishes himself among the city's cultural elite. But when he finds himself caught in a loveless marriage to the daughter of San Francisco's richest family, a scandalous...

Voices of a People s History of the United States  10th Anniversary Edition

Voices of a People s History of the United States 10th Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609805937


Voices of a People s History of the United States 10th Anniversary Edition Book Description :

Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence); Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; members of the Undocumented Youth movement, who occupied, marched, and demonstrated in support of the DREAM Act; a member of the Day Laborers movement; Chicago Teachers Union strikers; and several critics of the ...

Voices of a People s History of the United States
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

Voices of a People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1583229477


Voices of a People s History of the United States Book Description :

Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear in Voices of a People's History of the United States, edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. Paralleling the twenty-four chapters of Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Voices of a People’s History is the long-awaited companion volume to the national bestseller. For Voices, Zinn and Arnove have selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—left by the people who make history happen but who usually are left out of history books—women, workers, nonwhites. Z...