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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Frederick Douglass | Biography
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Autobiographical novel by abolitionist, author, and reformer Frederick Douglass. One of America's most prominent figures in African-American and United States history, Douglass' autobiography historically has been used for teaching the concepts of freedom and social development.

Reminiscences of Tolstoy

Reminiscences of Tolstoy

Ilya Tolstoy | Biography
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Biography of the famous Russian novelist, Leo Tolstoy, written by his son, Ilya Tolstoy.

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Memorial

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Memorial

A. H. Japp | Biography
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This biography of Robert Louis Stevenson includes letters, commentary, and records of the Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer collected by his friend, A.H. Japp.

Beyond the Limits of Myasthenia Gravis

Beyond the Limits of Myasthenia Gravis

Clete Gress | Biography
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Download this FREE autobiographical e-Book by Clete Gress, who tells of his struggle with the autoimmune neuromuscular disease Myasthenia Gravis, and how he learned to go beyond the limits of the disease. Download it today!

Shelley

Shelley

Sydney Waterlow | Biography
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By Sydney Waterlow. Biography of English Romantic Poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley,(1792-1822), with focus on his rare combination of vision with action.

Sidney Lanier

Sidney Lanier

Edwin Mims | Biography
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By Edwin Mims. A biography of American musician and poet, Sidney Lanier, sans a critical study of his work.

Some Reminiscences

Some Reminiscences

Joseph Conrad | Biography
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In the rich prose writing style that has made the Polish-born Conrad one of the greatest English novelists ever, he provides the reader with a generous sampling of yet another one of his lauded writing style trademarks--his understanding of human struggle, as he details how he came to write after...

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin | Biography
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By Benjamin Franklin. Although the American Founding Father lived 84 years, (1706-1790), his autobiography covers the first 51 years of his life, (1706-1757), reflecting on his life as a printer; an inventor; a scientist; and politician. Includes an introduction by Charles W. Eliot; a time line...

The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay | Biography
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By Helen Nicolay. Biography detailing the various stages of the life of the 16th President of the United States who guided the nation through its most devastating national experience--the Civil War; and who is considered by many historians to have been the greatest President in U.S. history.

The Education of Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams

Henry Adams | Biography
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Pulitzer Prize-winning critique of 19th Century educational theory and practice by the American writer and historian, Henry Adams(1838-1918), son of American diplomat, lawyer, politician, and writer, Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), who was the son of U.S President John Quincy Adams and Louisa...