Posts Tagged ‘American’

By Steven Watts University of Missouri Press, First Paperback Printing, 2001 Click to Buy this Book! In the Introduction of this 526-page biography of Walter Elias Disney (1904–1966), Steven Watts, Chairman of the History Department at the University of Missouri-Columbia, describes some of the challenges involved in the immense undertaking of this project: the sheer […]

Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 00:01 | 1 comment
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By Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, New York, 2005 Click to Buy this Book! In the Author’s Note and Acknowledgments section, Martin Sherwin informs the reader that this biography was 25 years in the making. The work began in 1979 with a visit to the “Oppenheimer Ranch” […]

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 at 00:01 | 0 comments
Categories: Biography, Reviews
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