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A look at the lives of twenty-three American moral leaders shows how these hometown heroes acquired their moral goals and sustained them in the face of grave risk and sacrifice, working for everything from civil rights to the poor.

About The Authors

Anne Colby, a developmental psychologist, is Director of the Henry A. Murray Research Center at Radcliffe College and co-author of The Measurement of Moral Judgement.

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William Damon, a developmental psychologist, is professor of education and chairman of the Department of Education at Brown University. He is the author of The Moral Child.

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  • Publisher: Free Press (May 11, 2010)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439118801

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