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Secret heroes : everyday Americans who shaped our world / Paul Martin.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780062096043 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062096044 (pbk.)
  • Description: xii, 337 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2012.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 973/Martin (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks CT214 .M275 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-336).
Contents Note: Voyagers: The intrepid Leopard Wrestler: Carl Akeley -- On the wings of an angel: Jimmie Angel -- The explorer with the red umbrella: Giacomo Beltrami -- The genetics of truth: Kirk Bloodsworth -- The slave who became a Union spy: Mary Bowser -- The black swallow of death: Eugene Bullard -- The last stone age man in America: Ishi -- General Washington's genial savior: Hercules Mulligan -- A captive in two cultures: Cynthia Ann Parker -- An act of valor denied: James Parker -- The Yank who united Canada: William van Horne -- Innovators: why we are what we eat: Wilbur Atwater -- Mythmaker of the Old West: John Wallace Crawford -- The inquisitive benefactor: George Fabyan -- Sealing the victory at Gettysburg: Herman Haupt -- Keeping Eisenhower's invasion afloat: Andrew Jackson Higgins -- The lovely with the lovely brain: Hedwig Kiesler -- Choctaw code talker of World War I: Solomon Louis -- A thorn in the side of convention: Anne Royall -- The man behind the checkout counter: Clarence Saunders -- An idea that bloomed to perfection: Eliza Scidmore -- Dispenser of beauty and truth: Madam C. J. Walker -- Humanitarians: Defender of the defenseless: Grace Abbott -- The man who fed Asia: Henry Beachell -- America's Joan of Arc: Inez Boissevain -- A saint's unassuming assistant: Joseph Dutton -- A life's labor of love: Gertrude Elion -- The mayor who just wanted to be fair: Gelden Rule Jones -- Healer of the fallen: Jonathan Letterman -- Warrior with the conscience: HughThompson.
Subject: Heroes > United States > Biography.
United States > Biography.

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