The Who, the What, and the When The Who, the What, and the When

The Who, the What, and the When

65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Sidekicks of History

Jenny Volvovski and Others
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Publisher Description

Stories and portraits of sixty-five unsung heroes behind some of history’s greatest achievements in the arts, politics, science, and technology.

Explore the secret stories of the individuals behind some of the most legendary figures in the arts, politics, science, and technology in this fascinating compendium of historical fact and biographical trivia. Learn about Michael and Joy Brown, who gifted Harper Lee a year’s worth of wages to help her write To Kill a Mockingbird. Meet Thomas A. Watson, the assistant who built the telephone Alexander Graham Bell invented. And read about Sam Shaw, the man whose iconic photographs helped make Marilyn Monroe the enduring legend she is today. Each individual’s incredible story is told by a noted historian and illustrated in a sumptuous portrait by one of today’s hottest artists. History has never been so captivating or looked so good.

Featuring Artwork By:

Wendy MacNaughton

Samantha Hahn

Laura Callahan

Thomas Doyle

And Text by:

Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Mark Binelli

Manuel Gonzales

Josh Viertel

and many more . . .

“Sixty-five illustrators and as many writers collaborated for these surprising, fun bios of history’s secret sidekicks, including Mrs. Warhola, who inspired her son Andy’s fascination with groceries.” —mental_floss magazine

“A charmingly illustrated compendium of history’s most fascinating—and largely unknown—sidekicks.” —Entertainment Weekly

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2014
October 14
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
167
Pages
PUBLISHER
Chronicle Books LLC
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
34.1
MB

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