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Brave Companions

by Ruth Adams Knight

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & comany, inc. in Garden City, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWard, Lynd, 1905-1985, illus
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K74 Br
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24653842M
LC Control Number45035198

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Brave Companions. This section contains words (approx. 2 pages at words per page) View a FREE sample. Different as they are from each other, McCullough's subjects have in common a rare vitality and sense of purpose. These are brave companions: to each other, to David McCullough, and to the reader, for with rare storytelling ability McCullough brings us into the times they knew and their very uncommon lives.

  His other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, , The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright Brothers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.4/5(K). McCullough has received the Pulitizer Prize for his books on Truman and John Adam's. His other books include: The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, , The Greater Journey, The Wright Brothers, The American Spirit, and his latest, The Pioneers.4/5(41).

  Book Summary: The title of this book is Brave Companions and it was written by David McCullough. This particular edition is in a Audio CD format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Simon & Schuster Audio. The 10 digit ISBN is and the 13 digit ISBN is Brave companions: portraits in history. [David G McCullough] -- This book offers profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless.


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