[strous; German shtrous]
- Isidor,1845–1912, U.S. retail merchant and politician, born in Bavaria: congressman 1894–95 (brother of Nathan and Oscar Solomon Straus).
- Nathan,1848–1931, U.S. retail merchant, born in Bavaria.
- Os·car [os-ker; German aws-kahr] /ˈɒs kər; German ˈɔs kɑr/, 1870–1954, Austrian composer.
- Oscar Solomon,1850–1926, U.S. diplomat, jurist, and government official, born in Bavaria: Secretary of Commerce and Labor 1906–09.
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Political Order and Political Decay Francis Fukuyama (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) How are strong democratic states created?The Best Big Ideas Of 2014
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His next book, Lost and Found in Johannesburg, will be published by Farrar, Straus Giroux in April 2014.Mandela: The Last Good Man
December 5, 2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.The National Book Awards Longlist for Nonfiction
September 18, 2013
Hothouse by Boris Kachka A romp through the history of venerable publisher Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.This Week’s Hot Reads: August 5, 2013
August 5, 2013
By then, I decided to send the two printed chapters to an editor at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, which made me an offer right away.André Aciman: How I Write
November 28, 2012
No man has had better distinction at home and abroad than Mr. Straus.
I was jeeringly dubbed Professor Straus, but I went right on.
The second time the boat was not full and he went to Mr. Straus and said: Do go with your wife.Titanic
To which Mr. Straus instantly replied: 'Of course I know him.The Romance of a Great Store
Mr. Straus demurred at this statement, but the Englishman smiled.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I
Burton J. Hendrick
- Oscar (ɔskar). 1870–1954, French composer, born in Austria, noted for such operettas as Waltz Dream (1907) and The Chocolate Soldier (1908)
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