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Who Said That?

Famous Americans Speak

By Robert Burleigh

Have you ever stumbled upon a famous quote and thought, "Who said that?" Well, now you can find out in this amusing and informative introduction to quotes and quoters.
Here's a little quiz. Who said:
"Ain't I a woman?"
" The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
"I've been on calendars--but I've never been on time."

If you guessed Sojourner Truth, Franklin Delanor Roosevelt, and Marilyn Monroe, you're right. From the serious, to the sublime, to the witty, Robert Burleigh's spirited text gives us the stories behind the words and the people who voiced them, while David Catrow's drawings provide satirical insights into the lives and times of these noted Americans.

So are you ready to start guessing?
"Man, if you have to ask, you'll never know."
If you want to know who said that--read on.

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

1997

ISBN

0805043942


Format: Book
Author: Burleigh, Robert
Summary: A collection of quotations along with the story behind the words and the people who voiced them.
Title: Who said that? : famous Americans speak / by Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by David Catrow.
Publisher Date: New York : Henry Holt, 1997.
Subject: Celebrities -- United States -- Quotations -- Juvenile literature. Quotations, American -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0805043942 (alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: 081 Bur
Oclc: 34824041
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Bib Id: 56259

Format: Book
Author: Burleigh, Robert
Summary: A collection of quotations along with the story behind the words and the people who voiced them.
Title: Who said that? : famous Americans speak / by Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by David Catrow.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Henry Holt, 1997.
Description: 45 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects: Celebrities -- United States -- Quotations -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Quotations, American -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Catrow, David ill.
LCCN: 96019985
ISBN: 0805043942 (alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: 081 Bur