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A True Story

Auhtor: Benjamin Disraeli

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A True Story':

Almost Lost: The True Story of an Anonymous Teenagers Life is a young adult novel by Beatrice Sparks cited as non-fiction by her but with no viable sources to suggest that the story the characters or the narrator are in any way factual. Almost Lost tells the story of Sammy a runaway teenager who dabbles in rap the occult and drugs and is turned into a happy wholesome teen by attending therapy with Sparks.

Excerpts from the Book 'A True Story':


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... boy, I had delicate health, and was somewhat of a pensive and contemplative turn of mind it was my delight in the long summer evenings to slip ...
... this retreat as I was. One evening I sat later than usual, though the distant sound of the cathedral ...
... of a tall, slender female who was standing by me, looking sorrowfully and steadily in my face. She was dressed in white, from head to foot, in ...
... if they were made of the richest silk. My heart beat as if I were dying, and I knew not that I could have stirred from the spot but she seemed ...
... but there were some locks that strayed upon her neck and altogether she looked like a lovely picture, but not like a living woman. I closed ...
... say why I did not on my return speak of this beautiful appearance, nor why, with a strange mixture of hope and fear, I went again and again to ...
... seemed to touch or to annoy her, and looked sweetly at me, and silently passed on and though she was so near to me, that once the wind lifted ...
... I had so often spoken. I cannot tell you what a weight was taken from my boyish spirits when I learned that this ...
... the grief which had broken her heart seemed to have spared her beauty. When the rebel troops were retreating ...
... daughter of Sir Henry R-, and conveyed by a trusty domestic to her father's mansion. Sir Henry was a loyalist but the officer's desperate condition ...
... that he should be carefully and secretly attended. And well she kept that promise, for she waited upon him (her mother being long dead) for ...
... gratefully upon his nurse. You may fancy better than I can tell you, as he slowly recovered, all the moments ...
... whose wounded limbs would not bear him to gather them for himself, and how calmly the days glided on in blessedness of returning health, and ...
... of the young maiden, as she gaily spoke of a little festival which (though it must bear an unworthier name) she meant really to give in ...
... speak to you of one who will help him to thank you may I ask you, fair lady, to write a little billet for me, which even in these times of danger ...
... steps and a lighter heart she seated herself by his couch, and smilingly bade him dictate but when he said My dear wife, and lifted up ...
... of utter despair, and fell - for he had no power to help her - heavily at his feet. Those eyes never truly reflected the pure soul again, or ...
... death the spot where she first saw that young soldier, and dressed herself in the very clothes that he said so well became her. ...