A Short History: Thumbnail Sketches of 50 Little Giants

A Short History Thumbnail Sketches of Little Giants Celebrating short people and offering proof that height has no bearing on success this volume features lighthearted biographical profiles and caricatures of towering personas A Short History cheer

  • Title: A Short History: Thumbnail Sketches of 50 Little Giants
  • Author: Joan Kanel Slomanson Tom Nimen T.R. Nimen T. R. Nimen
  • ISBN: 9780789203335
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Celebrating short people and offering proof that height has no bearing on success, this volume features lighthearted biographical profiles and caricatures of 50 towering personas.A Short History cheers on short people and gives proof that height has no bearing on success Featuring fifty lighthearted biographical profiles and caricatures showing their towering personas, thCelebrating short people and offering proof that height has no bearing on success, this volume features lighthearted biographical profiles and caricatures of 50 towering personas.A Short History cheers on short people and gives proof that height has no bearing on success Featuring fifty lighthearted biographical profiles and caricatures showing their towering personas, this is the perfect gift for anyone who is short of stature.Importance is often equated with height in our society Author Joan Slomanson aims to do away with such misguided thinking and pays homage to those who have achieved greatness in spite of, or perhaps because of, their shortness.Fifty celebrities and personalities from all walks of life business and industry, philanthropy, politics, sports, and the arts are featured in this entertaining celebration of the short among us Clever biographical profiles highlight the achievements and careers, as well as the heights, of such notables as Ludwig van Beethoven, Queen Victoria, Tyrone Muggsy Bogues, Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, Mother Teresa, Truman Capote, Auguste Rodin, Danny DeVito, and Dr Ruth Westheimer Playful and attractive black and white caricatures further illustrate these people and their mighty endeavors.If you are short of stature or if you know someone who is, you can t afford to pass up this homage to the accomplishments of the vertically challenged

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