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In glowing appreciation, here are tributes to the most influential fathers through the ages -- from Moses to Tim The Toolman Taylor. A terrific gift for any father, this book is complete with photos and concise biographies that chronicle theMoreIn glowing appreciation, here are tributes to the most influential fathers through the ages -- from Moses to Tim The Toolman Taylor. A terrific gift for any father, this book is complete with photos and concise biographies that chronicle the singular accomplishments of forty-nine explorers, inventors, religious and political leaders, artists, athletes, and pioneers -- men whose achievements changed history. And the books most prominent position has been reserved for the recipient of this book, the gift givers own father Some of the men profiled here were actual fathers, some were fathers to a new movement in art or science or government, and some are fictional fathers who personify the regular guy. But all embody those special qualities that make a good father and a good human being: honesty, perseverance, individualism, strength, self-reliance, and compassion.Men like Mahatma Gandhi (5), Leonardo da Vinci (8), Marco Polo (10), Nelson Mandela (12), Tecumseh (15), Jim Thorpe (32), Muhammad Ali (34), Wait Disney (39), and Forrest Bump (45) have made a lasting impact on society and most important, on their own children. They are men all of us can admire, men who, after all, are probably not so different from the readers own father -- for whom the number one Greatest Dad position has been reserved. With an extra touch of personalization, the buyer of The 50 Greatest Dads of All Time simply inserts their fathers photo and writes their dads entry, telling him why he is the greatest dad of all time.The 50 Greatest Dads of All Time is a keepsake sure to be prized -- the perfect gift for Fathers Day or any other day of the year.