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Jacques Barzun: Portrait of a Mind

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Jacques Barzun: Portrait of a Mind is the first book to recount the career and ideas of one of the twentieth century's leading intellectuals. Still writing at age 103 in his current home, San Antonio, Texas, Barzun has ranged across subjects from baseball and detective fiction to cultural and educational histories. He exemplified one of his beliefs: a life of the mind should not be limited by narrow specialization. In the fifties, he was featured on the cover of TIME magazine under the tag line: America and the Intellectual ...

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Jacques Barzun: Portrait of a Mind
2011, Frederic C. Beil Publisher

ISBN-13: 9781929490417

Hardcover

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