Peter's People and Their Marvelous Ideas Author:Laurence J. Peter Peter?s People is the latest book by the author of The Peter Principle and Peter?s Quotations. Dr. Peter writes with wit and admirations about people from the past and present whose lives and accomplishments are of particular interest. In addition to humorous profiles of such celebrities as Johnny Carson, Thomas Crapper, and Richard Nixon, Dr. ... more »Peter presents imaginary interviews with the likes of Mark Twain and Will Rogers.
Each chapter centers around a theme, a variety of people in one profession, or an entertaining portrayal of a unique individual. There is also a listing of a variety of laws and principles to help explain the human condition. The book is illustrated with original sketches of the people, alive and dead, who have influenced the thinking of a master of satire.« less