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Author Offerman, Nick, 1970-

Title Gumption : relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers / Nick Offerman.

Publication Info. New York : Dutton, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Display Shelf  817 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  973.002 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  817.5 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  817 OFF    DUE 08-23-22
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  817 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  973.002 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  817.5 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  973 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  973.002 OF3    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  973 OFFERMAN    Check Shelf

Description xvii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [375]-377)
Contents Introduction -- Part 1 Freemasons -- 1 George Washington -- 2 Benjamin Franklin -- 3 James Madison -- 4 Frederick Douglass -- Part 2 Idealists -- 5 Theodore Roosevelt -- 6 Frederick Law Olmsted -- 7 Eleanor Roosevelt -- 8 Tom Laughlin -- 9 Wendell Berry -- 10 Barney Frank -- 11 Yoko Ono -- 12 Michael Pollan -- Part 3 Makers -- 13 Thomas Lie-Nielsen -- 14 Nat Benjamin -- 15 George Nakashima -- 16 Carol Burnett -- 17 Jeff Tweedy -- 18 George Saunders -- 19 Laurie Anderson -- 20 Willie Nelson -- 21 Conan O'Brien -- Epilogue -- Further Reading By Subject -- Acknowledgments -- Credits.
Summary The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the best-selling Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.
Subject United States -- Biography -- Humor.
United States -- History -- Humor.
ISBN 9780525954675 (hardcover) : $26.95
0525954678 (hardcover) : $26.95
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