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    Dreams in the Mirror: A Biography of E.E. Cummings

    Richard S. Kennedy


    Reissued with a new preface for the centennial.

  • 9780393310368 72

    Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History

    Erik H. Erikson


    In this psychobiography, Erik H. Erikson brings his insights on human development and the identity crisis to bear on the prominent figure of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther.

  • 9780393310344 72

    Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

    Erik H. Erikson


    In this study of Mahatma Gandhi, psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson explores how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant non-violence and India became the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.

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    David Freeman Hawke


    “Thomas Paine, a singularly injudicious man, requires an exceptionally judicious biographer, and in Mr. Hawke he has at last got one. . . . An absorbing narrative that moves briskly through two revolutions and three countries.” —The New Yorker

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    The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

    Tom D. Crouch


    The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight.