21 Lives in 2013

Obituaries from The Washington Post
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Author(s): The Washington Post
Original Publish Date: Dec 10, 2013
Product Number: EB00771505
Released: Oct 14, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781626812246
Publisher: Diversion Books
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Description

A decorated soldier. A pioneering scientist. A bestselling novelist. A beloved world leader. To remember a year is to remember those remarkable people the world lost, and to acknowledge their legacies. In 21 LIVES, ?the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post collects a selection of its most resonant obituaries from 2013 into one compilation. It commemorates lives of people both as globally renowned as Nelson Mandela and Chinua Achebe, as noteworthy in their fields as Esther Williams and Virginia Johnson, and as colorful as Gussie Moran and Josh Burdette. It acknowledges both the loved and the feared, spanning a lifetime of experiences and memories, and it precisely captures the human scale of how the world changed in 2013.

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