eBook Newsmakers, 2013 Edition

  • Series Name: Newsmakers Series
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1414476906
  • ISBN-13: 9781414476902
  • DDC: 920.009
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 762 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
  • Price:  Sign in for price
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

This attractive, visually interesting quarterly provides profiles of the people making today's headlines. A hardbound annual accumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help patrons locate entries by name, nationality, occupation, and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers. Some of the newsmakers featured in the 2004 edition include Hilary Duff, George Foreman, Tommy Franks, Norah Jones, and Yao Ming.

This product is part of:

Series

Newsmakers Series

Newsmakers – published quarterly in softcover – provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people. A hardbound annual cumulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help readers locate entries by name, nationality, occupation and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers.

Features and Benefits

  • 24/7 remote access.
  • Circulation of reference content.
  • Cross searching.
  • Expanded searching for difficult-to-find material.
  • No need for special hardware or an online reader.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 141447685X | ISBN-13: 9781414476858

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Cumulative Nationality Index.
Cumulative Occupation Index.
Cumulative Subject Index.
Cumulative Newsmakers Index.
Marina Abramovic´ 1946-.
Artist.
Jill Abramson 1954-.
Executive editor.
Nathan Adrian 1988-.
Swimmer.
John Ashbery 1927-.
Poet, editor, and professor.
Jay Asher 1975-.
Author.
Julian Barnes 1946-.
Author and journalist.
Maria Bashir 1970-.
Prosecutor.
Kate Beckinsale 1973-.
Actress.
Michael Bennet 1964-.
U.S. Senator.
Fatou Bensouda 1961-.
Prosecutor.
Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov 1957-.
President of Turkmenistan.
Preet Bharara 1968-.
Prosecutor.
Sara Blakely 1971-.
Founder of Spanx.
Bon Iver 1981-.
Singer and songwriter.
David Boudia 1989-.
Diver.
Josh Brolin 1968-.
Actor.
Ron Bruder 1948-.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Bonnie Jo Campbell 1962-.
Author.
Simone Campbell 1945-.
Nun and social activist.
Geoffrey Canada 1952-.
Educator and activist.
Pete Cashmore 1985-.
Founder of Mashable.com.
The Civil Wars.
Folk duo.
Ron Clark 1972(?)-.
Educator and author.
David Coleman 1960(?)-.
Educational reformer.
Tim Cook 1960-.
Chief Executive Officer of Apple.
Ted Danson 1947-.
Actor and activist.
Cat Deeley 1976-.
Television personality.
v.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 1981-.
Professional cricket player.
Elio Di Rupo 1951-.
Prime minister of Belgium.
Vanessa Diffenbaugh 1978-.
Author.
Peter Dinklage 1969-.
Actor.
Luke Donald 1977-.
Professional golfer.
Gabrielle Douglas 1995-.
Gymnast.
Alain Ducasse 1956-.
Chef.
Esther Duflo 1972-.
Economist.
Jean Dujardin 1972-.
Actor.
Jennifer Egan 1962-.
Author.
Daniel Ek 1983-.
Chief Executive Officer of Spotify.
Idris Elba 1972-.
Actor.
Jeffrey Eugenides 1960-.
Author.
Michael Fassbender 1977-.
Actor.
David Fincher 1962-.
Film director.
Missy Franklin 1995-.
Swimmer.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 1986-.
Track and field athlete.
Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe.
Antiques and salvage dealers.
Ricky Gervais 1961-.
Actor, comedian, and writer.
Emily Giffin 1972-.
Author.
Ginnifer Goodwin 1978-.
Actress.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt 1981-.
Actor.
Ryan Gosling 1980-.
Actor.
Gotye 1980-.
Singer and songwriter.
David Guetta 1967-.
DJ, music producer, and promoter.
Prabal Gurung 1974-.
Fashion designer.
Nikki Haley 1972-.
Governor of South Carolina.
Damien Hirst 1965-.
Artist.
Ingrid Hoffman 1965-.
Chef and television personality.
François Hollande 1954-.
President of France.
Mike Holmes 1963-.
Television personality.
Hugh Howey 1975-.
Author.
Ollanta Humala 1962-.
President of Peru.
E L James 1963(?)-.
Author.
vi.
Theo Jansen 1948-.
Sculptor.
Carly Rae Jepsen 1985-.
Singer and songwriter.
Ron Johnson 1959(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of J.C. Penney.
Goodluck Jonathan 1957-.
President of Nigeria.
Ramzan Kadyrov 1976-.
President of the Chechen Republic.
Mindy Kaling 1979-.
Actress, writer, and producer.
Sal Khan 1976-.
Entrepreneur and hedge fund analyst.
Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom.
Founders of Instagram.
Alan B. Krueger 1960-.
Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Mila Kunis 1983-.
Actress.
Padma Lakshmi 1970-.
Television show host.
Anne Lamott 1954-.
Author.
Jenny Lawson 1973-.
Blogger and author.
Jeff Lewis 1970-.
Television personality.
Jeremy Lin 1988-.
Professional basketball player.
Elle MacPherson 1964-.
Model and entrepreneur.
Gregory Maguire 1954-.
Author.
Rooney Mara 1985-.
Actress.
Erik Martin 1979(?)-.
General manager of Reddit.
J. R. Martinez 1983-.
Actor and motivational speaker.
Natalie Massenet 1965-.
Founder of Net-a-Porter.
Marissa Mayer 1975-.
Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo.
Gale J. McGovern 1952-.
Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross.
Bill McKibben 1960-.
Author and activist.
Leo Messi 1987-.
Professional soccer player.
Nicki Minaj 1982-.
Rapper.
Angela Missoni 1958-.
Fashion designer.
Poppy Montgomery 1975-.
Actress.
Mohamed Morsi 1951-.
President of Egypt.
Kate and Laura Mulleavy.
Fashion designers for Rodarte.
Zuhair Murad 1971(?)-.
Fashion designer.
Epeli Nailatikau 1941-.
President of Fiji.
David Nicholls 1966-.
Author and actor.
Elinor Ostrom 1933-2012.
Political scientist and professor.
vii.
Sean Parnell 1962-.
Governor of Alaska.
David Petraeus 1952-.
Former U.S. Army General and CIA director.
Oscar Pistorius 1986-.
Track and field athlete.
Christopher Plummer 1929-.
Actor.
Jennifer L. Pozner 1974-.
Media critic, journalist, public speaker, and author.
V. S. Ramachandran 1951-.
Neuropsychologist.
Jessie Randall 1976(?)-.
Fashion designer.
Ben Rattray 1981(?)-.
Founder of Change.org.
Jeremy Renner 1971-.
Actor.
Cecile Richards 1957-.
President of Planned Parenthood.
Kristen Richmond and Kirsten Tobey.
Founders of Revolution Foods.
John Roberts 1955-.
Supreme Court justice.
Virginia Rometty 1958(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of IBM.
Derrick Rossi 1966-.
Scientist.
Maya Rudolph 1972-.
Actress.
Tom Ryan 1969(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of Threadless.
Donald Sadoway 1950-.
Professor and inventor.
Sue Savage-Rumbaugh 1946-.
Psychologist and primatologist.
Ryan Schreiber 1976-.
Chief Executive Officer of Pitchfork Media.
Rick Scott 1952-.
Governer of Florida.
William Sears 1939-.
Pediatrician and author.
Pierre-Andre Senizergues 1963(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of Sole Technology.
Daphne Sheldrick 1934-.
Wildlife conservationist.
Ben Silbermann 1982(?)-.
Chief Executive Officer of Pinterest.
Portia Simpson-Miller 1945-.
Prime minister of Jamaica.
Jordin Sparks 1989-.
Singer and actress.
Octavia Spencer 1970-.
Actress.
Emma Stone 1988-.
Actress.
Madeleine Stowe 1958-.
Actress.
Cheryl Strayed 1968-.
Author.
Tim Tebow 1987-.
Professional football player.
Train.
Rock group.
Yani Tseng 1989-.
Professional golfer.
Hamdi Ulukaya 1971-.
Founder of Chobani.
viii.
Peter Vesterbacka 1968(?)-.
Founder of ConnectedDay.
Karen Walker 1970(?)-.
Fashion designer.
Wang Shu 1963-.
Architect.
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck 1980-.
King of Bhutan.
Ellie Weiner 1967(?)-.
Founder of Gentle Barn rescue organization.
Florence Welch 1986-.
Singer and songwriter.
Kehinde Wiley 1977-.
Artist.
Michelle Williams 1980-.
Actress.
Chip Wilson 1955-.
Founder of Lululemon Athletica.
Nathan Wolfe 1970-.
Microbiologist.
John Wood 1964-.
Philanthropist.
Margaret H. Woodward 1960-.
U.S. Air Force Major General.
Epke Zonderland 1986-.
Gymnast.
Obituaries.
Sparky Anderson 1934-2010.
Baseball manager.
Eve Arnold 1912-2012.
Photographer.
Lillian Bassman 1917-2012.
Photographer.
Baruj Benacerraf 1920-2011.
Immunologist.
Osama Bin Laden 1957-2011.
Terrorist.
Baruch S. Blumberg 1925-2011.
Medical anthropologist and biochemist.
Stephen J. Cannell 1941-2010.
Television writer and producer.
Robert L. Carter 1917-2012.
Judge and attorney.
Claude Chabrol 1930-2010.
Film director.
John Chamberlain 1927-2011.
Sculptor.
Jill Clayburgh 1944-2010.
Actress.
Clarence Clemons 1942-2011.
Saxophonist.
Don Cornelius 1936-2012.
Television show host and producer.
Norman Corwin 1910-2011.
Radio producer.
Tony Curtis 1925-2010.
Actor.
Al Davis 1929-2011.
Coach, owner, and manager of the Oakland Raiders.
Dino De Laurentiis 1919-2010.
Film producer.
Renato Dulbecco 1914-2012.
Virologist.
ix.
Cesaria Evora 1941-2011.
Singer.
John Fairfax 1937-2012.
Adventurer.
Peter Falk 1927-2011.
Actor.
Eddie Fisher 1928-2010.
Singer.
Betty Ford 1918-2011.
First lady.
Joe Frazier 1944-2011.
Professional boxer.
Peter J. Gomes 1942-2011.
Minister.
Wilson Greatbatch 1919-2011.
Inventor.
Richard Hamilton 1922-2011.
Artist.
Herbert A. Hauptman 1917-2011.
Mathematician.
Russell Hoban 1925-2011.
Author.
Norma H. Johnson 1932-2011.
Federal judge.
Frank Kameny 1925-2011.
Gay rights activist.
Har Gobind Khorana 1922-2011.
Biochemist.
Jerry Leiber 1933-2011.
Lyricist.
François Lesage 1929-2011.
Couture embroidery designer.
Salvatore Licitra 1968-2011.
Opera singer.
Abbey Lincoln 1930-2010.
Singer, songwriter, and actress.
Sidney Lumet 1924-2011.
Director.
Frederica Sagor Maas 1900-2012.
Screenwriter.
Arthur Penn 1922-2010.
Director.
Roland Petit 1924-2011.
Choreographer.
Belva Plain 1915-2010.
Author.
Cliff Robertson 1923-2011.
Actor.
Andy Rooney 1919-2011.
Television personality and writer.
Jane Russell 1921-2011.
Actress.
Ernesto Sabato 1911-2011.
Author.
Sathya Sai Baba 1926-2011.
Religious guru.
Jane Scott 1919-2011.
Journalist.
Albertina Sisulu 1918-2011.
Political activist.
Joseph Stein 1912-2010.
Playwright.
Joan Sutherland 1926-2010.
Opera singer.
Wislawa Szymborska 1923-2012.
Literary critic and poet.
Dorothea Tanning 1910-2012.
Painter and author.
x.
Antoni Tàpies 1923-2012.
Painter and sculptor.
Bobby Thomson 1923-2010.
Professional baseball player.
Grete Waitz 1953-2011.
Marathon runner.
Albertina Walker 1929-2010.
Gospel singer.
Tom Wilson 1931-2011.
Cartoonist.
Jeffrey Zaslow 1958-2012.
Columnist and author.
xi.