By Jack Adler
Providing sketches of people like Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, Adam Smith and David Hume, Charles Baudelaire and Edouard Manet, David Henry Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Vladimir Horowitz — even Al Capone and Johnny Torrio — the writer indicates how contrasting in addition to similar personalities, characters and temperaments can help and improve one another, and he explores the variety of ties which may impact someone in the course of one part of lifestyles or may possibly turn into the heart of one’s existence altogether. The e-book examines the extraordinary strength of the bonds of friendship and offers illuminating information on how significant friendships all through historical past emerged and constructed — or fell aside. every one friendship, and the respective personalities of the pairings or teams, is punctiliously positioned within the context of its old interval. the cloth is exact and written in an easy-to-read variety. Illustrations of the personalities, and lots of in their charges, adorn the textual content.
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