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  • Full Title: Resonant Lives: Fifty Figures of Consequence (original edition); Resonant Lives: Sixty Figures of Consequence (revised edition)
  • Author(s): Paul Greenberg, Foreword by Irving Kristol
  • Year Published: 1991 (original edition), 1993 (revised edition)
  • Publisher: University Press of American (hardcover original edition); The Ethics and Public Policy Center (paperback editions)
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10: 0-89633-153-9 (hardcover original edition), 0-89633-154-7 (paperback original edition), 0-89633-182-2 (paperback revised edition)
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  • Description: This book is a collection of articles that Greenberg, a syndicated conservative newspaper columnist, had written about various famous people.


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