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Allan Lazar is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia and did post graduate work at the University of Chicago where he was also a member of the faculty. He has also served on the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons as well as Fairleigh Dickinson University Dental School.
Well you can pretty much guess what this book is all about just from reading the title.
The 100: A Ranking Of The Most Influential Persons In History Near the beginning of the book, the authors have listed the entire 101 characters in rank order.
What I found was self-indulgent humor that was not particularly funny and in fact often times trite.
I found the book interesting. One may disagree with some of the characters selected. It is kind of fun for the reader to think about a character that should have included but... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dennis M. Raffaelli
I'm only reviewing the price of the Kindle version, not the content. I'll be damned if I will pay $3.29 more for an e-book version over a paperback. Absurd!Published 11 months ago by Kindle Customer
I got it more because I was curious than anything else. But the stories inside are quite interesting and not only do you learn things about characters you knew or did not know, but... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ria
Bought the book for a class I was taking at the community college which was being taught by two of the authors. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Carmela Borrelli
This book is a lot of fun. Its not a scientific study people, but the authors, I believe, make some great choices.Published 17 months ago by Jason M. Coleman
This multi-authored book brings together such disparate characters as Rosie the Riveter, Icarus, Saint Valentine, and Barbie, and through a series of witty essays, shows how these... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Barbara L. Lemaster
The authors present the 101 fictional characters that have had the most influence on our society, behavior, and ultimately our history. Read morePublished on October 6, 2011 by bibliophile from CA
Besides its obvious connection to Hart's book, The 100: A Ranking of the 100 Most Influential People Who Ever Lived (which the authors simply "leafed through"), I was attracted to... Read morePublished on August 2, 2011 by James D. Zimmerman
Though I can and would quibble with who made their list (for example I probably would have been more inclined to include Hannibal Lechter and less inclined to include Buffy the... Read morePublished on October 1, 2008 by Steve Reina