In this enlightening and entertaining work Paul Johnson continues his engaging history series. As he has done in previous books he approaches the subject of heroism by example. Here are men and women from every age walk of life and corner of the world who have inspired and transformed their cultures and the world itself. Heroes includes: Samson Judith and Deborah Alexander and Caesar Henry V and Joan of Arc Thomas More Lady Jane Grey and Mary Queen of Scots Elizabeth I and Walter Raleigh George Washington the Duke of Wellington and Lord Nelson Emily Dickinson Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle Mae West and Marilyn Monroe Ronald Reagan Margaret Thatcher and Pope John Paul II.About the Author.PAUL JOHNSON is an acclaimed historian whose work ranges over the millennia and runs the gamut of human activities. He contributes a weekly essay to the Spectator and a monthly column to Forbes and he lectures at venues around the world. He lives in London England.Features.Publisher - Blackstone Audio Inc. Unabridged edition (December 1 2007) .Language - English.
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