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Intellectual Devotional, American History Book Cover Intellectual Devotional, American History

Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Our Nation's Past

by David S. Kidder & Noah D. Oppenheim

Synopsis: In the same stylish gift format of the best-selling series opener, this new Intellectual Devotional offers daily digests of wisdom from American history- 365 brief lessons to stimulate the mind every day of the year.

Modeled after those bedside books of prayer and contemplation that millions turn to for daily guidance and growth, the first book in the Intellectual Devotional series—offering secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment—was an instant hit when it appeared in 2006.

Now authors David Kidder and Noah Oppenheimer have turned to the rich legacy of American history for their selection of daily readings.
From Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin to Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Boston Tea Party to the Gettysburg Address, the giant figures and pivotal events in our national heritage provide a bountiful source of reflection and learning that will refresh knowledge, revitalize the mind, and open new horizons of intellectual discovery.

David S. Kidder is an entrepreneur with a wide range of technology and marketing expertise. Kidder and his companies have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company. Kidder is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and was a recipient of ID magazine’s International Design Award. He lives in Westchester, New York, with his wife, Johanna, and son.

Noah D. Oppenheim, a senior producer of NBC’s Today show, has extensive experience in television and print journalism. He has produced and reported for Scarborough Country and Hardball with Chris Matthews, and his writing has appeared in Esquire, the Wall Street Journal, Men’s Health, and the Weekly Standard. He resides in New York City.


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