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The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization

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"Great stories of people, history, and literature are combined to show how the power of the written word has influenced civilizations throughout time. Puchner writes about Ezra and the Old Testament, a young woman in 9th century Japan who wrote the first novel, a wild story about Cervantes and pirates, how Benjamin Franklin became the father of print in the United States, and more. Over this remarkable, engaging book, Puchner tells stories of creative people whose lives and beliefs led them to create groundbreaking ...

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The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
2017, Random House

ISBN-13: 9780812998931

Hardcover

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