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Progress on the Gould Biography

Eric Hillemann's biography of Larry Gould, A Beacon So Bright: The Life of Laurence McKinley Gould, has now been completed, and will be published by Carleton College sometime in the autumn of 2012.  (Progress updates to this site may now cease.)

-- Outline of Chapters --

Prologue: "What We Want is a Paragon" (1944-1945)
1. Launched; Whither Bound? (1896-1917)
2. Doughboy (1917-1919)
3. Entered Upon a Scientific Career (1919-1926)
4. An Arctic Tenderfoot (1926)
5. Baffin to Byrd (1927-1928)
6. High Venturings (1928)
7. Feared Lost (1929)
8. Forty-two Men (1929)
9. The Trail South (1929)
10. "No Symphony I Have Ever Heard..." (1929-1930)
11. Endings and Beginnings (1930-1932)
12. Carleton Professor (1932-1933)
13. Any Bright Color, So Long as it is Red (1933-1940)
14. Wartime and New Tasks (1940-1945)
15. Building a Cathedral (1945-1946)
16. The Way Ahead (1946-1949)
17. The Things That Have Made Us Great (1949-1951)
18. I Like Ike (1951-1953)
19. "Carissima mia"
(1953-1954)
20. South Again (1954-1957)
21. The Pursuit of Excellence (1957-1958)
22. A New Renaissance (1958-1960)
23. Shaking the Foundations (1960-1961)
24. "You Can Do Anything You Want" (1961-1962)
25. Sun and Ice (1963-1966)
26. Septuagenarian (1966-1976)
27. Mr. Antarctica (1976-1995)
Epilogue: Vision and Charm