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A Burial Cave In Baja California

  [english | 1960]  

William Massey

Excerpts: [... the assistance of Mrs. Gene Marquez, whose services as a typist were provided by the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Florida. Above ...... of carrying 348 7. Detail showing insertion of feathers in hitches of carrying 349. [Illustration: Map 1. Baja California, showing location of Baha ...... along the gulf coast in the 16th century. Later there were ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 288

A Bushranger At Bay

  [english | ]  

E Hornung

Excerpts: [... of sticking up without a word. had reluctantly accepted an officious introduction. He wished himself out of the absurd little two-horse coach, ...... led a pack-horse, to which the driver and the inside passenger were compelled to strap the long canvas bags, under his eye-glass and his long revolver. ...... an insensitive smile, and, after a moment's deliberation, handed it for the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

A Busy Year At The Old Squire

  [english | ]  

Charles Asbury Stephens

Excerpts: [... to find them. They were a yoke of sparked oxen-red and white in contrasting patches. Each had wide-spread horns and a star in his face. Bright ...... the smoke of the fire under the kettle in which he heated water for scalding out the casks. The first hint we had that things were going ...... tallow, he put them in what he called a fox bed, of oat chaff, behind that old barn. The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 37

B 12 Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns

Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 262


  [english | 1962]  

Kurt Vonnegut

Summary: [Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (November 11 1922 ? April 11 2007) was one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century. He wrote such works as Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) Cats Cradle (1963) and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blending satire black comedy and science fiction. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 330

B S Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns

Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385


  [english | 1922]  

Sinclair Lewis

Summary: [In this sardonic portrait of the up-and-coming middle class during the prosperous 1920s Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) perfectly captures the sound the feel and the attitudes of the generation that created the cult of consumerism. With a sharp eye for detail and keen powers of observation Lewis tracks successful realtor George Babbitts daily struggles to rise to the top of his profession while ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 320

Baboo Jabberjee B A

  [english | 1897]  

F Anstey

Excerpts: [... let my diffidence go to the wall and boldly record every jot and tittle, however humdrum, with the critical reflections and censorious observations ...... where, on arriving, I found every chair pre-occupied, and moreover was restricted to a prospect of the backs of numerous juvenile heads, while expected ...... how far more satisfactory if Right Hon'ble Marquis SALISBURY, instead ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 162


  [italian | 1913]  

Gerolamo Rovetta

Summary: [Adventures of a Jelly Baby is the 2005 autobiography of British actress and novelist Judy Cornwell.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 84

Baby Chatterbox

  [english | 1880]  


Excerpts: [... the angels carried her down in their arms. From the far-away, beautiful blue. Brought her down from the arms of God,. A present to me and to you. So, ...... and making. a good meal of Winny's cake. Do you think he can have flown straight from the. Canary Islands. asked Winny. But George shook his ...... never fade. [Illustration: F]. Found in Fern-leaves,. Which grow in the shade. ...]
Genres: [young readers | poetryDownloads: 392

Baby Nightcaps

  [english | 1860]  

Aunt Fanny

Summary: [beautiful book]
Genres: [young readers | short story collectionDownloads: 469

Babylonian And Assyrian Laws Contracts And Letters

  [english | ]  

C W Johns

Summary: [Babylonian And Assyrian Laws Contracts And Letters by C H W Johns. Formatted for the Kindle. Linked Contents footnotes and Index. Contents Dedication Preface List Of Abbreviations Sources And Bibliography Laws And Contracts I. The Earliest Babylonian Laws II. The Code Of ammurabi III. Later Babylonian Law IV. The Social Organization Of The Ancient Babylonian State V. Judges Law-Courts And Legal ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

Babylonian And Assyrian Literature

  [english | 1901]  


Summary: [This is a fascinating work.The author of the translation has created a superb poetical masterpiece.I wonder if the original is as eloquent as the translation.Great translation.I read it several times at and tears flowed down my eyes:even in those remote days-four thousand years before-that land where my blood relativesthe ancestors lived were invaded by enemy.I would rather call ...]
Genres: [criticism | poetryDownloads: 261

Babylonian Story Of The Deluge

  [english | ]  

E Wallis Budge

Summary: [The Babylonian Story Of The Deluge by E A Wallis Budge. An excerpt In 1845-47 and again in 1849-51 Mr. later Sir A. H. Layard carried out a series of excavations among the ruins of the ancient city of Nineveh that great city wherein are more than sixteen thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left and also much cattle Jonah iv II . Its ruins lie on the left or ...]
Genres: [religion | mythDownloads: 399

Bachelor Fancy

  [english | ]  

Alice Brown

Summary: [A day off.--Old immortality.--Bachelors fancy.--The cave of Adullam.--A winters courting.--Rosy balm.--A sea change.--The tree of a thousand leaves.--The pilgrim chamber.--The twisted tree.--The looking-glass.--A hermit in Arcadia.--A crown of gold.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 427

Back Again To Paris

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova

Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 307

Back From The Living Dead

  [english | 1945]  

Bert Bank

Excerpts: [... had rescued the 60 survivors of a ship carrying approximately 800 and brought them to our camp at Cabanatuan. The civilians were interned at the ...... After leaving Hollandia we were on the water 14 days and on March 8th we passed under the Golden Gate bridge. I don't think that there was an American ...... Americans and Filipinos were buried alive on this march. American ...]
Genres: [non fiction | war | post 1930Downloads: 393

Back Home

  [english | ]  

Eugene Wood

Excerpts: [... peg or two above the General Public. That mythical being goes on a reading spree about every so often, and it selects a book which will probably last ...... air. Is it any wonder that one in every three that die between fifteen and twenty-five, dies of consumption. You must have noticed that almost ...... right, sir that's all right. Your 'stiff-kit' is first-rate, and you got good ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 69

Back To Gods Country And Other Stories

  [english | 1920]  

James Oliver Curwood

Summary: [After her father is killed by an outlaw Dolores marries Peter. While at sea in the Arctic Dolores meets the ships captain -- the man who killed her father! The captain causes an accident to happen to Peter so Dolores is all alone and defenseless as they drop anchor in a remote harbor.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 40

Back To Julie

  [english | 1954]  

Richard Wilson

Summary: [The side-shuffle is no dance step. Its the choice between making time... and doing time!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417
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