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Acres of Diamonds

Discover the Acres of Diamonds that are within your reach. Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell, who was the founder and first president of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a powerful book that has made it a #1 bestseller! The central idea of the work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity,…

Russell Conwell

Russell Herman Conwell the author of Acres of Diamonds was the founder and first president of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Russell Conwell served as a Captain, at the age of 20, in the Union Army during the American Civil War becoming a lawyer following the war. He travelled widely around the world. Before founding…

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