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Great Lives
Great Lives

Great Lives

A Century in Obituaries

Compiled by Anna Temkin


704 Pages, 6.25 x 9.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $47.95 (US $47.95)

Publication Date: June 2016

ISBN 9780008141288

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Jun 2016)
Times Books UK

Price: $47.95


An updated second edition includes such figures as Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Neil Armstrong and Margaret Thatcher

The Times obituaries have given readers throughout the world an instant picture of a life for over 150 years. This book brings together 124 of these pieces, with obituary updated and reproduced in their entirety. The Times register provides a rich store of information and opinion on the most influential characters of the 20th and early 21st century. Major figures of influence from our times and from recent history such as Sigmund Freud, Pablo Picasso and Diana, Princess of Wales are included. Authoritative, fascinating, insightful and endlessly engaging, The Times Great Lives is a must for anyone with an interest in the history and people of the 20th century.

Author Biography

Anna Temkin is the assistant obituaries editor for the Times.