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Zinn for Beginners

A short biography of the author of A People's History of the United States

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  • Feb 9, 2010
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Zinn for Beginners (David Cogswell) is an easy to read biography of historian Howard Zinn. A first-class piece of writing.
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Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
Awesome book and history, Good read.
review by . February 09, 2010
This is a short and very readable biography of Howard Zinn, historian and author of the classic A People’s History of the United States. He was born in 1922 in the Lower East Side of New York. His father, Eddie, worked a number of jobs, but could never escape poverty. From an early age, Zinn realized that the assertion that anyone could become successful with hard work, and that poor people were lazy, was nonsense. Zinn was a voracious reader, devouring writers like Charles Dickens, Jack London …
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ISBN-10: 1934389404
ISBN-13: 9781934389409
Author: David Cogswell
Genre: Biography
Publisher: For Beginners LLC
Date Published: 2009
Format: trade paperback
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