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When I Was Your Age free pdf Covering every age from 4 to 90, this is a compendium of the deeds of the great and notorious. Some peak early (Charles Lindberg, Billy the Kid), then follow a steady downhill trend. Others blossom late (Grandma Moses). Some familiar names (Ulysses S. Grant, Harry Truman) arrived in middle age as abject failures, then unexpectedly rallied. And a few favoured individuals (Pablo Picasso, Tiger Woods) started out auspiciously and went on to even greater triumphs. You never know...For instance: at age 4, Louis XIV became the King of France- at age 11, Elvis Presley got a guitar for his birthday- at age 22, Charles Darwin sailed aboard the Beagle- at age 26, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln- at age 56, George Washington was elected President, unanimously- and at age 83, Thomas Edison received his 1093rd - and last-patent. You'll get the full story and suddenly, whatever age you are won't seem so bad...Take heart. It's never too late (or too early) to do something grand, something noteworthy...or something really stupid.

About Mark Washburn

When he was Mark Washburn's age, the Earl of Cardigan led the Light Brigade to disaster at Balaclava. Mr. Washburn has never been responsible for any military catastrophes that he is aware of, but he has authored a number of fiction and non-fiction books whose publishers may have regarded them as disasters. A native of Ohio, Mr. Washburn studied history at Princeton, where he received the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Creative Writing, and at Duke University. A sometime teacher and editor, he is best known for his non-fiction science writing, including books about the Viking mission to Mars and the Voyager mission to the outer solar system. He is also the author of several novels. He currently resides in Philadelphia.

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Author : Mark Washburn
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc
Data Published : 28 July 2006
ISBN : 1402207131
EAN : 9781402207136
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 175 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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