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By Sarah Bakewell

Winner of the 2010 nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get in addition to humans, find out how to care for violence, easy methods to comply with wasting a person you love—such questions come up in such a lot people’s lives. they're all models of a larger query: How do you reside? this query obsessed Renaissance writers, none greater than Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, thought of by means of many to be the 1st actually glossy person. He wrote free-roaming explorations of his recommendations and adventure, in contrast to something written prior to. greater than 400 years later, Montaigne’s honesty and beauty nonetheless draw humans to him. Readers come to him looking for companionship, knowledge, and leisure —and looking for themselves. simply as they are going to to this lively and singular biography.

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7. Interview with William Davis, August 2004. 8. Interestingly, Dabney does not include Bessie Russell in his list of “colored” health professionals. He does, however, note Joseph Russell and his profession. See Dabney, Cincinnati’s Colored Citizens. 9. Interview with George Russell, June 2004. 10. Ibid. 11. Ibid. 12. Ibid. 13. Ibid. 14. Interview with McPheeters. 15. Interview with W. Davis. 16. Interview with G. Russell, June 2004. 17. Vivian Perlis, interview with George Russell, American Music Series, December 8, 1993, Oral History Project of American Music, sponsored and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts Special Jazz Projects.

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From this it proved possible to trace “BCI” and identify that it was a school for African American children in West Virginia. S. Census revealed that Nannie K. (Kathleen) George was the daughter of James H. and Lettie W. George, and that Lettie E. was their niece, who lived with them in North Fork, West Vir- From Such Beginnings . . 23 ginia. J. H. George was, of course, the witness to the consent to adopt. Further research, with assistance from archivists at Oberlin College, confirmed that Nannie Kathleen George attended Oberlin in 1922–23 but left during her first year.

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