Rockin' the Boat by Jeff Fleischer


Rockin' the Boat by Jeff Fleischer

Whether they fail, succeed, or succeed only to become what they once fought against, people who can rally others to their cause and shake up the status quo tend to be inherently interesting. Rockin' the Boat tells the stories of 50 such legends throughout the world, from people fed up with the Roman Empire and the revolutionaries who helped create America.


PRAISE A gallery of historical troublemakers starting with Hannibal and ending with Martin Luther King, Jr. ...Snarky picture captions ('Emma Goldman is not interested in your nonsense') and sidebar references to pop culture further enlighten the overall tone. ...Salutary portraits in radicalism. -- Kirkus Reviews

'sits bullishly')--allow for irreverent, edifying reading. -- Publishers Weekly'

About the Author

Jeff Fleischeris a Chicago-based journalist and author, who has written for Mother Jones, the Sydney Morning Herald, National Geographic Traveler, Mental Floss, and Chicago Magazine.

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224 pages


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Publication date

11th March 2015



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