Mobituaries great lives worth reliving
(Large Print)

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Greenberg, Jonathan, author.
Butler, Mitch, illustrator.
Published
Waterville : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.
Format
Large Print
ISBN
9781432873882 (HRD), 1432873881 (HRD)
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697 pages ; 23 cm.
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Published
Waterville : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.
Language
English
ISBN
9781432873882 (HRD), 1432873881 (HRD)

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"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged."
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Includes bibliographical references.
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"Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries--reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. His quest to right that wrong inspired Mobituaries, his #1 hit podcast. Now with Mobituaries, the book, he has gone much further, with all new essays on artists, entertainers, sports stars, political pioneers, founding fathers, and more. Even if you know the names, you've never understood why they matter...until now. Take Herbert Hoover: before he was president, he was the "Great Humanitarian," the man who saved tens of millions from starvation. But after less than a year in the White House, the stock market crashed, and all the good he haddone seemed to be forgotten. Then there's Marlene Dietrich, well remembered as a screen goddess, less remembered as a great patriot. Alongside American servicemen on the front lines during World War II, she risked her life to help defeat the Nazis of hernative Germany. And what about Billy Carter and history's unruly presidential brothers? Were they ne'er-do-well liabilities...or secret weapons? Plus, Mobits for dead sports teams, dead countries, the dearly departed station wagon, and dragons. Yes, dragons. Rocca is an expert researcher and storyteller. He draws on these skills here. With his dogged reporting and trademark wit, Rocca brings these men and women back to life like no one else can. Mobituaries is an insightful and unconventional account ofthe people who made life worth living for the rest of us, one that asks us to think about who gets remembered, and why."--,Provided by publisher.

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Bernardsville Public Library - Adult Nonfiction - Large PrintLT 920.02 ROCAvailable
Whippanong Library - Adult Nonfiction - Large PrintLT 920.02 ROCAvailable

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rocca, M., Greenberg, J., & Butler, M. (2020). Mobituaries: great lives worth reliving . Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rocca, Mo, Jonathan, Greenberg and Mitch, Butler. 2020. Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving. Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rocca, Mo, Jonathan, Greenberg and Mitch, Butler. Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rocca, Mo,, Jonathan Greenberg, and Mitch Butler. Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.

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