Bartlett's Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett
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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
By John Bartlett

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

17th Revised edition

Edited by See other recent books by John Bartlett
Revised by Justin Kaplan See other recent books by Justin Kaplan
Format: Hardback

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett

Book Description

This 17th edition, under Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan's direction, contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2500 authors, 90 of whom are new to "Bartlett's". Newcomers include Bill and Hillary Clinton, Tony Kishner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Maya Angelou, Martin and Kingsley Amis, Mother Teresa and Jacques Cousteau, Rudolf Giuliani and Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling and Alfred Hitchcock. With quotations presented in chronological order, in the famous "Bartlett's" tradition, the book aims to give the reader a vast panorama of the world, from the ancient Egyptians to the latest movie, from the inspirational and the beautiful to the sardonic and downright funny.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780316084604
ISBN-10: 0316084603
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 196mm x 51mm)
Pages: 784
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Bartlett

Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer prize for biography in 1967 and Walt Whitman: A Life as well as other works. He lives in Cambridge, Mass. With his wife, novelist Anne Bernays.

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