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Some Reminiscences

Some Reminiscences

Joseph Conrad | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5833
Pages: 85

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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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 23601
Pages: 118

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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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 10714
Pages: 100

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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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 12114
Pages: 303

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...

ALICE HICKEY: Between Worlds

ALICE HICKEY: Between Worlds

Justin Spring | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 36 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 22352
Pages: 245

ALICE HICKEY: Between Worlds is a fast-paced, sometimes troubling memoir of a seven year period spent by the author and psychic Alice Hickey in trying to unwind a skein of bewildering psychic events that had almost cost the author his mind. That effort sends them ricocheting back and...


The Life of Charlotte Bronte

The Life of Charlotte Bronte

Elizabeth C. Gaskell | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 18974
Pages: 323

By Elizabeth C. Gaskell. Excellent portrait of the life of English novelist Charlotte Bronte, written by her close friend Elizabeth C. Gaskell, that sparked a furor at the time of its publication due to its candid narrative about the Bronte family.

The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

Robert Southey | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 8 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9332
Pages: 151

By Robert Southey. Focuses on the strong nature of Horatio Lord Nelson's character and the ambiance of his times. The son of a minister with less than a strong body, young Nelson ships off to sea at the ripe age of 12, and ultimately becomes one of the great naval leaders and strategists of all...

Blix

Blix

Frank Norris | Romance
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 19935
Pages: 123

A San Francisco journalist falls in love with the daughter of a socially prominent family.


The Memoirs of Louis XIV

The Memoirs of Louis XIV

Elizabeth-Charlotte | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 10 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 14304
Pages: 179

Madame Elizabeth-Charlotte's account of the life of King Louis XIV, who reigned over France and Navarre between 1643 and 1715.

The True Story of Christopher Columbus

The True Story of Christopher Columbus

E. S. Brooks | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 7 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 10462
Pages: 61

By E.S. Brooks. Written as the opening volume of a series known as "Children's Lives of Great Men", this installment focuses on the true story of the famed seafarer who advanced America and discovered the New World.

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