Straus

[strous; German shtrous]
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noun

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?

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    The Best Big Ideas Of 2014

    William O’Connor

    December 11, 2014

  • His next book, Lost and Found in Johannesburg, will be published by Farrar, Straus Giroux in April 2014.

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    Mandela: The Last Good Man

    Mark Gevisser

    December 5, 2013

  • The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

  • Hothouse by Boris Kachka A romp through the history of venerable publisher Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

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    This Week’s Hot Reads: August 5, 2013

    Nicholas Mancusi

    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.

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    André Aciman: How I Write

    Noah Charney

    November 28, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for straus

Straus

noun

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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