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Biographical information and background information about the world's top 20 heroes and historical icons e Who2?: An encyclopedia of famous people, profiles of real people and fictional characters American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. The stories and teachings of Jesus have been edited and contextualized in ways that lead to clarity. A biography of twentieth-century America’s most notorious liberal pastor belongs on this list?

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (November 15, 2010)


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