This Living Hand: And Other Essays

This Living Hand: And Other Essays

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When the multitalented biographer Edmund Morris (who writes with equal virtuosity about Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Beethoven, and Thomas Edison) was a schoolboy in colonial Kenya, one of his teachers told him, “You have the most precious gift of all—originality.” That quality is abundantly evident in this selection of essays. They cover forty years in the life of a maverick intellectual who can be, at whim, astonishingly provocative, self-mockingly… (more)

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Publisher: Random House (October 23, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 592 pages

File size: 6.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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