It's a Good Old World

Bruce BARTON (1886 - 1967)


In this collection of essays, Bruce Barton, considered to be among the most influential advertising men of the 20th century, uses history, religion and current events of the 1920s to teach common sense ideals. From Jesus to Beethoven to Napoleon to Abraham Lincoln, Barton uses stories of great individuals to encourage the reader to make the most of life and at the same time to build strong character traits. (Summary by Stephen Escalera)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Essays: Preface - #7 ("Between Ourselves" - "First Have a Look") Stephen Escalera
00:30:24
Play 02 Essays: #8 - #14 ("Why Not Use Our Island" - "It's a Moving Picture World") Stephen Escalera
00:25:30
Play 03 Essays: #15 - #21 ("Are You Industrious" - "I Have Always Had a Soft Spot") Stephen Escalera
00:27:46
Play 04 Essays: #22 - #28 ("And He Goeth" - "Put Great Men to Work") Stephen Escalera
00:26:35
Play 05 Essays: #29 - #34 ("Hezekiah is Dead" - "What Makes Medium-sized") Stephen Escalera
00:23:22
Play 06 Essays: #35 - #42 ("The Greatest Sporting Proposition" - "When Men Come Up") Stephen Escalera
00:30:38
Play 07 Essays: #43 - #51 ("If You Can't Fall in Love" - "And a Dog Runs Out") Stephen Escalera
00:35:54