This treasury of short letters also provides some background for each one.
In this wonderful book, they come alive as thinking, feeling human beings, sharing their innermost thoughts with their children.
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.
Listening in on handwritten letters from "Great Americans" to their children - this book was inspiring, heartbreaking and humbling. Read morePublished 1 month 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 1 month 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 8 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 9 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 11 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 12 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