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Aboriginal American Authors

  [english | ]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... borrowed from other tribes. Some old men acquire great reputation as story tellers, and are invited to houses, and feasted, by those who are desirous ...... [Footnote 13: Legends and Tales of the Eskimo. (Edinburgh and London, 1875.)] [Footnote 14: Pok, Kalalek avalangnek, etc., Nongme, 1857 ...... of Lake Atitlan, in the province of Solola, Guatemala.] [Footnote 34: Don Domingo ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 354

Aboriginal American Authors And Their Productions

  [english | 1883]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... his death the translation, together with the original, came into the possession of Mr. E.G. Squier. By him it was first published, but in a partial ...... this obliteration of their sciences and their archives.[21] Some of them set to work to recover the memories thus doomed to oblivion, and to write ...... language is easy to learn to a stranger to both, Maya comes easier than ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 16

Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona

  [english | 1896]  

Cosmos Mindeleff


Summary: [Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona by Cosmos Mindeleff. The region described in the following pages comprises the valley of the Rio Verde in Arizona from Verde in eastern central Yavapai county to the confluence with Salt river in Maricopa county. The written history of the region treated extends back only a few years. Since the aboriginal inhabitants abandoned it or were driven from it ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 251

Abortion

  [english | 1914]  

Eugene Oneill


Summary: [It was surprisingly short. Simply because i found it hard to get into in the beginning but by the middle there was a riveting storyline. The ending although sad was typical for the way the storyline progressed. Almost as if you could have expected as much from the main character.]
Genres: [drama | health | sexualityDownloads: 165

About a Certain Newspaper Article

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin was the initiator of the central drama--the tragedy--of our era the rise of totalitarian states. A bookish man with a scholars habits and a generals tactical instincts Lenin introduced to the 20th century the practice of taking an all-embracing ideology and imposing it on an entire society rapidly and mercilessly he created a regime that erased politics erased historical memory erased ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 240

About Ireland

  [english | ]  

E Lynn Linton


Summary: [The Cornet Player Who Betrayed Ireland is a compilation of previously uncollected stories by Frank OConnor from 1981. The stories were selected by OConnors widow Harriet ODonovan Sheehy and the Cork writer David Marcus. The collection includes: War There is a Lone House The Miracle (no relation to The Miracle from The Common Chord) May Night The Flowering Trees The Storyteller Macs Masterpiece ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 483

About Orchids

  [english | 1893]  

Frederick Boyle


Summary: [Fertilisation of Orchids is a book by Charles Darwin published on 15 May 1862 under the full explanatory title On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects and on the good effects of intercrossing. Darwins previous book On the Origin of Species had briefly mentioned evolutionary interactions between insects and the plants they fertilised and this new ...]
Genres: [essays | natureDownloads: 71

About Someone

  [english | 2009]  

Frank Burton


Excerpts: [... so I told him size nine, so he got me size nine, but size nine were a bit too big, so I got size eight. So, maybe I'm a size eight all along and my ...... or Tome de Beaumont Savoy, France. A more or less successful imitation of Trappist Tamie, a trade-secret triumph of Savoy. At its best from October ...... weeks back. Other people had reservations because he's been in prison, but ...]
Genres: [post 1930 | fiction and literatureDownloads: 309

About Sugar Buying For Jobbers

  [english | 1921]  

B Dyer


Summary: [About Sugar Buying For Jobbers How You Can Lessen Business Risks By Trading In Refined Sugar Futures by B W Dyer. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects History General History General Technology]
Genres: [non fiction | businessDownloads: 89

Abraham Bosom

  [english | ]  

Basil King


Summary: [Abraham S Bosom by Basil King. The story of a minister who suffering from an incurable disease passes through the pangs of death--and experiences a sort of Pantheistic revelation in which he discovers God manifest even in his bedroom furniture The book no doubt is fruit of the author s sincere desire to answer for himself and his fellows some of the eternal questionings of the soul. ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 229

Abraham Lincoln

  [english | 1909]  

George Haven Putnam


Summary: [Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a non-fiction book written by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin first published by Simon Schuster on October 25 2005. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his Cabinet from 1861 to 1865. Three of his Cabinet members had previously run against Lincoln in the 1860 ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 251

Abrakadabra

  [italian | 1883]  

Antonio Ghislanzoni


Excerpts: [... ricevuto dal forestiere una carta di visita ed un autografo accompagnato da un biglietto a stampa di effetto miracoloso. Sulle carte di visita ...... gli idioti contadini, che non sanno leggere, n? ragionare. Vedete qual logica balorda. Come si illudono grossolanamente i poveretti sulla ...... istintivo desiderio del meglio che ? il principio motore della umanit?, deve fare il suo ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 343

Abrg De Lhistoire Universelle Depuis Charlemagne

  [english | ]  

Voltaire


Summary: [Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 379

Absalom Hair

  [english | 1894]  

Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson


Summary: [I found Absaloms hair interesting and well written revealing the thoughts of enlightened people from a century ago and the same social and relationship problems we face today. The moral in the story if there is a moral and I believe there is is that it is all too easy to lose ones path in life.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 58

Absinthia Taetra

  [english | ]  

Ernest Dowson


Excerpts: []
Genres: [classicDownloads: 130

Absolute Spirit

  [english | ]  

Georg Hegel


Summary: [Bibliographical footnotes.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 82

Absolution

  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Summary: [A very dark and bleak tale but well written non the less and I did enjoy it.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 280

Acadia

  [english | 1859]  

Frederic Cozzens


Summary: [The Acadian Exiles by Arthur G Doughty. Having removed the menace of the French forts Lawrence was now able to deal more freely with the question of the Acadians. The opportunity for action was not long in presenting itself. In June the Acadians of Minas presented to Lawrence a petition couched in language not as tactful as it might have been. In this memorial they requested the restoration of ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 241

Acadian Reminiscences

  [english | 1907]  

Felix Voorhies


Summary: [The author... relates the story as it was told to him by his grandmother.]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 185

Acanthus And Wild Grape

  [english | 1920]  

F Call


Summary: [Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) was a Waltham author. She wrote several books and published articles in the The Ladies Home Journal. Many articles are reprinted in her book Nerves and Common Sense. The common theme of her work is mental health.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 396
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