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Isbn: 978-87-2647-222-6
Publisher: Saga Egmont
Memoirs & Biography Humanities
Accessible since: October 2021
Narrator: William Tomcho
Length: 8 hours 52 minutes


American Men of Mind

‘American Men of Mind’ is a captivating exploration of the lives of the most notable intellectual men and women of American history. A collection of short biographies that spans a variety of disciplines, this collection is unmissable for anyone with an interest in the people who made America the country that it is today.

An American author and librarian, Burton Egbert Stevenson (1872-1962) was born in Chillicothe, Ohio. After studying at Princeton, he fought in the First World War, founded a library in Camp Sherman, and worked at Chillicothe city library for an impressive 58 years. He also founded the American Library in Paris, during his posting as the European director of the Library War Service. Alongside this, he was also an author, writing and compiling over 50 books across his lifetime, his children’s books and anthologies being the most well-known among them.

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