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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 the publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kendall, Joshua C.
Dewey number
609.2/273
Index
index present
LC call number
CT215
LC item number
.K46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Successful people
  • Scholars
  • Inventors
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Inventors
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Scholars
  • Successful people
  • United States
  • United States
  • 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 (pages 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 edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502387
  • (OCoLC)824608989
Label
America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation, Joshua Kendall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781455502387
Lccn
2012051196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502387
  • (OCoLC)824608989

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