Penguin Lives Series

A Listmania! list by Oddsfish (United States)
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The list author says: "I've always thought that the Penguin Lives Series was a great idea, though it's been criticized. I couldn't find a complete list of it, so here goes..."
Pope John XXIII: A Life (Penguin Lives)
1.  Pope John XXIII: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Thomas Cahill
Used & New from: $12.93
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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Jane Austen: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
2.  Jane Austen: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Carol Shields
$9.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Napoleon: A Life
3.  Napoleon: A Life by Paul Johnson
$9.71   Used & New from: $2.04
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Charles Dickens: A Life
4.  Charles Dickens: A Life by Jane Smiley
$11.71   Used & New from: $0.27
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Saint Augustine: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives)
5.  Saint Augustine: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives) by Garry Wills
Used & New from: $1.42
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Abraham Lincoln (Penguin Lives)
6.  Abraham Lincoln (Penguin Lives) by Thomas Keneally
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Winston Churchill: A Life (Penguin Lives)
7.  Winston Churchill: A Life (Penguin Lives) by John Keegan
$9.58   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Martin Luther: A Life (Penguin Lives)
8.  Martin Luther: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Martin E. Marty
Used & New from: $9.59
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Crazy Horse: A Life
9.  Crazy Horse: A Life by Larry McMurtry
$11.50   Used & New from: $3.93
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Mozart: A Life (A Penguin Life)
10.  Mozart: A Life (A Penguin Life) by Peter Gay
$11.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

George Herbert Walker Bush: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives)
11.  George Herbert Walker Bush: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives) by Tom Wicker
$17.61   Used & New from: $0.01
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Buddha (Penguin Lives Biographies)
12.  Buddha (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Karen Armstrong
$11.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Branch Rickey (Penguin Lives)
13.  Branch Rickey (Penguin Lives) by Jimmy Breslin
Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Joan of Arc: A Life (Penguin Lives)
14.  Joan of Arc: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Mary Gordon
Used & New from: $1.52
1.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Virginia Woolf (Penguin Lives)
15.  Virginia Woolf (Penguin Lives) by Nigel Nicolson
Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Mao Zedong: A Life
16.  Mao Zedong: A Life by Jonathan D. Spence
$9.84   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Joseph Smith (Penguin Lives)
17.  Joseph Smith (Penguin Lives) by Robert Vincent Remini
$17.96   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Robert E. Lee: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
18.  Robert E. Lee: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Roy Blount Jr.
$10.88   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (Penguin Lives)
19.  Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Frank Lloyd Wright
$9.57   Used & New from: $0.04
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Dante: A Life (Penguin Lives)
20.  Dante: A Life (Penguin Lives) by R. W. B. Lewis
Used & New from: $4.52
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Rosa Parks: A Life
21.  Rosa Parks: A Life by Douglas G. Brinkley
$10.74   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
22.  Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Sherwin B. Nuland
Used & New from: $1.52
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life
23.  Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life by Marshall Frady
Used & New from: $4.48
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Marcel Proust: A Life (Penguin Lives)
24.  Marcel Proust: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Edmund White
$10.95   Used & New from: $2.77
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Elvis Presley: A Life (A Penguin Life)
25.  Elvis Presley: A Life (A Penguin Life) by Bobbie Ann Mason
$11.80   Used & New from: $1.10
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Julia Child: A Life (Penguin Lives)
26.  Julia Child: A Life (Penguin Lives) by Laura Shapiro
$11.78   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Herman Melville (Penguin Lives)
27.  Herman Melville (Penguin Lives) by Elizabeth Hardwick
Used & New from: $2.46

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Simone Weil (Penguin Lives)
28.  Simone Weil (Penguin Lives) by Francine du Plessix Gray
Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Saint Therese of Lisieux (Penguin Lives)
29.  Saint Therese of Lisieux (Penguin Lives) by Kathryn Harrison
Used & New from: $2.45
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Andy Warhol (Penguin Lives)
30.  Andy Warhol (Penguin Lives) by Wayne Koestenbaum
Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Marlon Brando
31.  Marlon Brando by Patricia Bosworth
Used & New from: $2.03
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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James Joyce
32.  James Joyce by Edna O'Brien
$15.95

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Woodrow Wilson (Penguin Lives Biographies)
33.  Woodrow Wilson (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Louis Auchincloss
Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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