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A biography is a detailed account or description of someone’s life. It is more than a list of impersonal facts; it portrays the subject’s experience of those events and presents the subject’s story as well as emphasizes several aspects of life.
%FOLLOWUPS% Hoffman, John Thompson (1828-1888) -- also known as John T. Hoffman -- Born in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., January 10, 1828. Mayor of New York, N.Y., 1866-68; Governor of New York, 1869-73; defeated, 1866. Died in Germany, March 24, 1888. Interment at Dale Cemetery, Ossining, …
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Yes, John Steinbeck did smoke. Being a son of the Depression, he was often photographed holding a lit cigarette straight up in the air. He believed that by holding it in that manner, the paper would burn more slowly.Source? ^^
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Answer I honestly don't know. My best guess would be someone to save her and her family and to make her dream of being a writer come true. I think that could be anyone's best guess. Answer The lives of her and her family and the freedom to live them. Answer to live and tell her story in p…
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Quarterback Drew Bledsoe played collegiate football at Washington State University from 1990 to 1992. After his junior year, he was named the Pac-10 Conference's Offensive Player of the Year. He decided not to return for his senior year and became the first overall selection of the 1993 National Foo…
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Most authors create characters in which they somehow relate to. John Steinbeck grew up in an area of California that was heavily populated with immigrants and migrant workers. Although, he would eventually become well off himself, his most formative years rooted back into groups of people of humble …
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Roald Dahl was born at Villa Marie, Fairwater Road in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. He attended boarding schools in England: first, Saint Peter's in Weston-super-Mare, and then Repton School in Derbyshire During his early years, Roald spent his summers with his mother's family in Norway. After finishi…
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Answer A library.
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Autobiographies This will depend on whose autobiography you are interested in. Try searching for the person's name with the Google search form to the right.   As the person above mentioned, it will depend on whose autobiography you want to find. Remember, not everyone writes one, so you may ha…
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According to the complete edition of her diary (which has now been available in any bookstore for a number of years), they kissed many times. But when Anne became aware that Peter was beginning to rely on her emotionally, she cooled their relationship somewhat.
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Dr Martin Cooper, born on 26 December 1928 in Chicago. is considered the inventor of the cell phone. He was the team leader in Motorola who developed it in 1973. He graduated from MIT in Electrical Engineering. In 1954 he was hired by the Motorola Company, the first company to make mobile phones.
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Virginia omg i think she stalked me cus her books Sophie th hero and Sophie the awesome well my name is Sophie n when Sophie the awesome came out i had long hair now i had long hair for awal but when i saw it i didn't think about it but then last year i cut my hair short and i got a sky blue, dark…
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www.factmonster.com/ biographyofsacajawea Mont Mandan
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View the two links below for 2 different versions.
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By making sure you have enough information on the main topic. I don't know what a lyrictist even is though?
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Kathryn Lasky is an auther of the series Guardians of Ga'hoole, a sieries about The Great Ga'Hoole Tree where good and noble owls join together to, at first to defeat St.Aggies, then to defeat The Pure Ones
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Because it tell an important story and it educates the world of lives of real people during the Holocaust.It is important because it was written by a Jew in hiding during the Holocaust; it shows how traumatic and difficult it was for Jews during the Holocaust. And if you want to learn more about th…
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The book is a work of fiction. It is simply written in an autobiographical style. Miss Jane Pittman is not a real person.
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Click on the Related Link to Answers.com shown below, for information about William Shakespeare.
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Laura died of 3 reasons:Old age (90),Severe diebetes and a heart attack. She was 90.She died in 1957 in Manafield Missouri
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Answer Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in a time where music was generated by local talent. Most small communities at the time would have a local guitar, clawhammer banjo, and several fiddle players. In her writings she mentions many times that Pa played the fiddle really well!!! Mary, her sister cou…
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Answer A social biography is a single, life story that is written by more than one author, and in which the collaborating authors are socially engaged. To be socially engaged, an author must feel a personal connection with the other authors. The relationship between the authors and the subject c…
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one i because of the way his voice is and how it never changed and also the symbolism of how the article he wroth while he was at the Gravesend academy was also called THE VOICE.
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he is a African American inventor because he invented the stove and he also invented the cell phone.
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Anne Frank was a very nice, vivacious young girl. She was artistic--she wanted to be a journalist or a writer. Anne Frank was also very funny funny and beautiful. Many of the boys liked her and gave her all of their attention and she very much liked it because she always liked to be the center of at…
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William Shakespeare is not known to have played an instrument.
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Anne Frank's Diary provides a vivid and courageous picture of life as a persecuted Jewish teenager in Nazi-occupied Europe. It has warmth and is well written.
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First you should start by researching the life of the person you want to write a biography of in great detail. If you're writing about a famous person, chances are that there have already been biographies written about them, so you might want to choose a specific aspect of their life to focus on in …
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No, William Shakespeare was a Caucasian/White English man. This is shown in portraits, and verbal and written descriptions of him. AnswerAs Shakespeare did not come from a noble background no portraits or pictures of him, or any members of his family, were commissioned. Neither is there any evidence…
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Only her sister can really know that, but from what I have personally seen, she is very happy for her sister. Jealous of J.K? How could that be possible? J.K. is without blemish and it must run in the family... although rumour has it that Di was once seen picking her nose in public, at a football ma…
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Nocan only answer this question with an oppinion nobody really knows but he did give us the white house starting with just a stone cornor peice so if you think of all the great things he did for our country it makes you wonder he must have liked being president somewhat to do all the great things he…
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Answer It's a book that was written by Arthur Golden. There was also a movie made from the book as well. However I would not use the book as a reference to Geisha's and their lifestyle since there are so many inaccuracies in the book. It is a Very good book though.
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Martin Cooper Martin Cooper, the reason each one of us has our own private personal phone number. Martin Cooper freed us from copper wires and gave us unbound freedom of communication. Martin Cooper was the first born of Mary Cooper and Arthur Cooper, born on the 26th of December, 1928, during the G…
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yes there is a book calle dthe truth and lies of amon goeth which you will find anywhere
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wasd ane frank famiky nice
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Robin and patti Graham live in Montana, where they moved 35 years ago after leaving LA following his historic journey. They have two children, Quimby and Benjamin, who are married. Quimby and her husband have twins. Robin and Patti own a construction business and conti nue to be a beacon of hope and…
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philo Taylor farnsworth is on the Google images go look it up
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horace's grandmother
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Dr Martin Cooper, was a former general manager for the systems division at Motorola. He is considered the inventor of the first portable handset and the first person to make a call on a portable cell phone in April 1973.
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Definitely! Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. They are many incredible reasons as to why... First off, Abraham Lincoln started off as a a poor boy living in a log cabin (as you all probably know). He was passionate, independent, and honest, already showing good leadership skills at a young age. He…
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She was born in Indianapolis India on June 24, 1994
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Abraham Lincoln: An underdog story
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Robin Lee Graham set out to sail around the world alone at the age of 16, in 1965. Graham wrote a book about his trip titled "Dove", published in 1972. See the related link for more detailed information about his trip.
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See link below for Chris Brown's biography.
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William shakespeare became famous by writing stories in his spare time. He worked in a pantomime and some of his friends came across his stories and plays. They decided to keep his plays and use them as their own. They made Shakespeare the main person to make the plays more popular. However they did…
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Biographical Sketch (Biosketch) Defined A biosketch is a brief summary of you or someone else's professional /educational accomplishments, publications, and affiliations--an abbreviated curriculum vitae--meant to highlight important aspects of your training, experience, and areas of interest. In pl…
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Charles Dickens was a famous British novelist, perhaps best known for works such as "A Christmas Carol" and "Oliver Twist". Born on 7 February 1812, Dickens was heavily influenced by his own difficult childhood. Although his early years were carefree, his father, who was a clerk in the navy pay off…
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We regret to advise you that Roald Dahl died on November 23, 1990. He was British, born in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. He died at his home, Gypsy House, in Great Missendon, Buckinghamshire, England. For more information, see Related links below.
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Answer There are many websites that offer a biography, though their authenticity is doubtful. You can google for the answer and you can come up with good ones.
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Biography is to analyse and write your or someone's life from birth to death.
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Answer I think the 'T' stands for 'Terry'. And the O for Orlando
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When did key events happen in john Steinbeck life?When did key events happen in john Steinbeck life?
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Answer the director of memoirs of a geisha was rob marshal. Do you know the name of these songs? The second song is from 4:06-4:23. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH8tihClZMg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEhnp_QPVmA
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Yes he had 2 or even 3 pets
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William Shakespeare was born in April 1564 (actual date unknown, but his birthday is widely celebrated on April 23). He was baptized on April 26, 1564. His father was John Shakespeare, an alderman and a glove-maker. His mother was Mary Arden. John and Mary had eight children, of which William was t…
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well the name Sarah means princess and funny smart short and tall and funny smart
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Martin Cooper Martin Cooper, the reason each one of us has our own private personal phone number. Martin Cooper freed us from copper wires and gave us unbound freedom of communication. Martin Cooper was the first born of Mary Cooper and Arthur Cooper, born on the 26th of December, 1928, during the G…
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Answer:  Real address:7 Scott St., Cambridge, MA 02138
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Two of his business associates, John Heminges and Henry Condell, were close enough friends to be mentioned in Shakespeare's will. They also took on the job of publishing the first ever volume of his collected plays.
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I read trough David Galula's book: "Pacification in Algeria: 1956-1958". I would also like to read his biography as he certainly had a full, if brief life. I did find out that he tried his hand at fiction under the "nom de plume" of Jean Caran. The book was tilted "Les moustaches du tigre" and was b…
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She had shoulder length, wavy dark brown hair, gray eyes ("with green flecks", according to Hanneli Goslar, a friend of Frank's from school), dimples, and was about 5 feet, four inches tall at the time she was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
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Time: World War 2 (1939-1945) Places: Sighet (Transylvania, under Hungarian rule from 1940-1944), Monowitz (Auschwitz III), Buchenwald. Key event: the Holocaust (the Nazi attempt to kill all Jews in Europe)
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The essay, "Sister Flowers," is from Maya Angelou's autobiographical book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Chapter 15
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Answer Cryptozoology is often defined as the search for and study of, unknown animal species or mythical beasts! For a sighting may qualify for Cryptozoology Study, first certain criteria must be met, e.g. western science either doesn't acknowledge the existence of the animal, or knows ve…
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He is a Catholic.
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edie sedgwick was a born Edith sedgwick into a wealthy family, but also one of great chaos. when she moved to New York, she was introduced to the ever so popular Andy warhol, a rising popartist of the 1960s, creating beauty from everyday objects. edie is known for her iconic style. she was a dancer.…
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DR. CECILIO K. PUTONG DATE/PLACE OF BIRTH: February 1, 1891/ Tagbilaran, Bohol DATE/PLACE OF DEATH: January 26, 1980/ GSIS Hospital, Quezon City SPOUSE: FELICIDAD BAUTISTA-PUTONG, Registered Nurse also of Tagbilaran, Bohol (died on May 22, 1961) CHILDREN: 1. Dr. Cecilio B. Putong, Jr.(Deceased) …
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Answer See the Web Links to the left for a number of biographies.
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That would be an autobiography. When you write autobiography, you can make your own rules. Your life story is your own; write it whatever way makes sense to you. If it's for a personal statement for a college application (as the question category suggests), probably with a word limit, one good idea…
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One key event in John Steinbeck's life is that he wrote Of Mice and Men in 1937. In 1940 he won the Pulitzer Prize Fiction Award for The Grapes of Wrath.
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Laura died, three days after her 90th birthday, on February 10 1957. She had been determined to reach that age " because Almanzo [her husband] did".She died on Feburary 10 1957 on rocky ridge farm when she lived with manly.
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The scarlet fever made her blind and she stayed that way because the nerves in her eye had been permanently damaged.
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Go to any bookstore or library. At a library, look in the card catalog under John Kennedy, or ask the librarian for help. Ask the clerk if you go to a bookstore. A new one that is selling well is is Killing Kennedy: the End of Camelot by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Duggard.(Sept 25, 2012). Another new …
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significance of martyrdom of Jose rizal?
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There are numerous biographies, but here are some popular ones: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris Mornings On Horseback by David McCullough TR by H.W. Brands Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life by Kathleen Dalton
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The first camcorder was invented by Jerome Lemelson in 1980. And since that time the first bulky analog video camcorders have evolved into the modern digital camcorder, so small they can fit in the palm of your hand, and so clear they rival even professional broadcast video cameras.
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She has six brother that grew up in Chicago with her. Ely McfeeBobby McfeeAnthany McfeeJoe McfeeJohn McfeeDrew Mcfee
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Yes. Martin Cooper is married to Arlene Harris.
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Answer 1 She wrote books about her life and now people who have read it know alot about her. Answer 2 The enormous challenges of blindness, deafness, and speechlessness which she overcame.
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You write about your whole life story
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Martin Cooper, the inventor was born December 26,1928 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Anne like to write, play ping-pong and play with her cat, Moortje. She also like spending time with her dad in his business also she like riding her bike
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Sarah It is said in the bible that there was a woman named Sarai she was married to a man named Abram .Soon later god changed there names to Sarah and Abraham .This comes from the Old Testament in the Bible.
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Macario Tiu is a famous English and Visayan story primarily fiction in verse. He also is a professor of Ateneo de Davao University. His famous workds were BALYAN, NANKING STORE and ANG BATA NA DILI MATULOG. He also received sseveral awards like the well-known Palaca awards
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The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London, England. The Globe was built in 1599 using timber from an earlier theatre. It was built by members of William Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men. The Globe Theatre had a total of about 3, 000 seats standing and sitting. It was a three…
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Roald Dahl had a mother a father and four sisters. He also had two wives. His first wife was Patricia Neal and his second was called Felicity. Who is still alive today.
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what ever happened to Malou and her sister Christine and there was one other sister, also.
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because of his mother
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See below
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Two pets
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which of the following sentences is from a fisthand biography? their firt album was released in 1999 i went to Paris for the first time when i was thrty years alod i knew Elvis Presley personally back when he was driving trucks i could tell that thing wounever be the same after Dana was born no…
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Anne Frank was never married. She died around the age fifteen at a concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen. She died because of a disease called typhus. Well, many people say Typhus, and others say Typhoid fever. I like typus because it's less to write or say. She did fall in love with a boy named Pete…
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He died May 6, 1873
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A dynamic character would be a character that changes through the story. In a story, a dynamic character is someone who undergoes an important, internal change because of the action in the plot. Ebenezer Scrooge, from Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, is a classic example.
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Roald Dahl was 74 years old when he died on November 23rd 1990.
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anne was found by a German police officer one night after he heard snoring. He Opened the door as it was left open and walked upstairs, he then saw mr and mrs Frank asleep and anne and margot near them. they were captured and anne dropped Kitty (her diary) when the officer grabed ger arm and dragge…
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