It's a book that can be picked up and enjoyed a page at a time, and it's one you'll want to refer to again and again.
Except for Jack London's contribution, you'll smile as you read most of the letters that editor Dorie Mccullough Lawson has included in this peerless treasury.
In this wonderful book, they come alive as thinking, feeling human beings, sharing their innermost thoughts with their children.
Listening in on handwritten letters from "Great Americans" to their children - this book was inspiring, heartbreaking and humbling. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Melissa Blevins Bein
Very interesting and entertaining. Things that you will not find in history books. Meeting famous people more on a personal level. Liked it very much!Published 3 months ago by Sparkeplenty
Its fascinating to see how great men related to their children. Oh that I could have been such a father. They were also fathers to a nation.Published 10 months ago by just Jack
Most significant than biographies or at least a good source for knowing interesting people.I'm reading The Great Gatsby, so Fitzgerald letters, allow me to understand such a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by M. Giana
I belong to the "Living Your Best Life" study group at the Oshkosh Senior Center, and we are all delighted with this book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by H. Banbau
This book should be renamed: Sh*t Republicans Drill Into Their Childrens fragile little minds. Probably too long of a title but I didn't love this book at all. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Honest Griz
i liked this book very much. i used some of the messages given by some "great" people to their children to help me think out and put into my own words the personal values i wanted... Read morePublished on February 24, 2009 by reet
this book is a joy to skim and read in bits -- lots of worthwhile advice from famous folksPublished on July 16, 2008 by A. J. Tothacer
I've stopped giving redundant, briefly used, baby items to new parents. Instead, I buy them Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children. Read morePublished on March 21, 2007 by Holly Christensen