The Red Book of Heroes (Paperback)
" Life is not all beer and skittles...and all books are not fairytales. In an imperfect state of existence, the poetry of it is that we cannot have all things as we would like them. "-Andrew Lang Perhaps in a perfect world, there would be no need for heroes, though such existence is unheard of. Instead, people must step up when they are needed, in whatever ways they are able. The Red Book of Heroes by Andrew and Leonora Lang serves as a record for some of these people, histories most daring and compassionate heroes. With masterful storytelling, a vast array of heroes is portrayed in this striking collection, including well-known historical figures, such as Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and obscure heroes, such as John Howard the Philanthropist. With stories of varying lengths and diverse origins and characters, Andrew and Leonora Lang's The Red Book of Heroes depicts the stories and backgrounds of historical figures. with intimate detail and authenticity. This edition of The Red Book of Heroes by Andrew and Leonora Lang now features an eye-catching new cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of The Red Book of Heroes creates an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original authenticity and mastery of Andrew and Leonora Lang's work.