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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
Title variation
Americas obsessives
Title variation remainder
the compulsive energy that built a nation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion"--Provided by the publisher
Summary
An award-winning journalist explores the hidden lives of seven American icons with obsessive-compulsive personalities, including Charles Lindbergh, who demanded detailed household expense ledgers from his wife and mistress, as well as Thomas Jefferson, Ted Williams, Alfred Kinsey and Estee Lauder
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185578
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kendall, Joshua C.
Dewey number
609.2/273
Index
index present
LC call number
CT215
LC item number
.K46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Successful people
  • Scholars
  • Inventors
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Compulsive behavior
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the compulsive energy that built a nation
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
824608989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
824608989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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