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The Resource America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall

America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall

Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation
Title
America's obsessives
Title remainder
the compulsive energy that built a nation
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Kendall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion" --Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kendall, Joshua C.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Successful people
  • Scholars
  • Inventors
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Compulsive behavior
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The Obsessive Innovator : The Archetypal Super-Achiever -- Part One. Founding Farmers and Factoid-Finders. Politics: Thomas Jefferson : Omniscient Organizer -- Marketing: Henry Heinz : Naked Without His Steel Tape Measure -- Part Two. Secret Sex Maniacs. Information Technology: Melvil Dewey : The Librarian Who Worshipped Perfect Tens -- Sexuality: Alfred Kinsey : The Rabid Orgasm Counter -- Aviation: Charles Lindbergh : At Home in Flight -- Part Three. Celebrity Compulsives. Beauty: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
ocn824608989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502387
  • (OCoLC)824608989
  • (Sirsi) b13170740
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The Obsessive Innovator : The Archetypal Super-Achiever -- Part One. Founding Farmers and Factoid-Finders. Politics: Thomas Jefferson : Omniscient Organizer -- Marketing: Henry Heinz : Naked Without His Steel Tape Measure -- Part Two. Secret Sex Maniacs. Information Technology: Melvil Dewey : The Librarian Who Worshipped Perfect Tens -- Sexuality: Alfred Kinsey : The Rabid Orgasm Counter -- Aviation: Charles Lindbergh : At Home in Flight -- Part Three. Celebrity Compulsives. Beauty: Estee Lauder : The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Touching Faces -- Sports: Ted Williams : "Show Me Your Swing" -- Epilogue: Future Obsessives
Control code
ocn824608989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502387
  • (OCoLC)824608989
  • (Sirsi) b13170740

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