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By Jack Adler
Featuring sketches of people like Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, Adam Smith and David Hume, Charles Baudelaire and Edouard Manet, David Henry Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Vladimir Horowitz — even Al Capone and Johnny Torrio — the writer exhibits how contrasting in addition to related personalities, characters and temperaments can help and boost one another, and he explores the diversity of ties which can impact an individual in the course of one part of existence or could turn into the guts of one’s existence altogether. The ebook examines the bizarre strength of the bonds of friendship and offers illuminating information on how significant friendships all through background emerged and constructed — or fell aside. every one friendship, and the respective personalities of the pairings or teams, is punctiliously positioned within the context of its historic interval. the cloth is exact and written in an easy-to-read sort. Illustrations of the personalities, and lots of in their prices, beautify the textual content.
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Soulmates From the Pages of History: From Mythical to Contemporary, 75 Examples of the Power of Friendship by Jack Adler