"Fadiman may do for the anecdote what Bartlett did for the quotation . . . A thoroughly entertaining and useful reference source." School Library Journal
Along with an introduction, an index of themes, and a bibliography, this A-to-Z collection includes anecdotes about over two thousand famous people, from Alexander the Great to Muhammad Ali. An enjoyable journey through history and popular culture, it offers a blend of biographical tidbits with words of wisdom and just plain funny stories.
"Tailor-made for speech writers in search of the right story for a special occasion or for those who enjoy browsing among quotes from our brightest wordsmiths." People
Editore Hachette Book Group
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9780316084727 9780316084727