101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci

The Secrets of the World's Most Eccentric and Innovative Genius Revealed!

101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci

(Part of 101 Things)
Thanks to the international bestseller The Da Vinci Code, people are more fascinated with Leonardo Da Vinci than ever. This multitalented man--arguably the greatest genius of all time--was not only a magnificent artist, scientist, and inventor, but also a politically minded radical who defied convention and participated in secret societies. This engaging, entertaining book reveals all the secrets about this wildly gifted man, from his prescient inventions and his lost art to his animal rights activism and his sexual preferences--not to mention his enemies and allies in the dark, turbulent world of his time. Readers learn everything they didn't know about the quintessential Renaissance Man the easy way, thanks to the engaging style of 101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci.
  • Adams Media | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781440518607 | 
  • July 2005
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About the Author

Shana Priwer

Shana Priwer has an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in architecture with minors in math and art history. She earned her master’s degree in architecture from Harvard University and currently works with a software company in San Francisco. As a technical writer, she has collaborated with Cynthia Phillips on a variety of projects. She is the coauthor of 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Einstein.