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Henry Brooks Adams


(1838 - 1918)

Henry Brooks Adams

Henry Brooks Adams was an American historian and member of the Adams political family. He descended from two U.S. Presidents. His posthumously published memoir, The Education of Henry Adams, won the Pulitzer Prize.


The Education of Henry Adams (1979)

The author was displeased with his classical Harvard education and spent the rest of his life studying to overcome it.

Author(s): Henry Brooks Adams
Illustrator(s): Jerry Pinkney

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