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A Ball Player Career

  [english | 1900]  

Adrian Anson


Summary: [A Ball Player S Career by Adrian C Anson. The personal experiences of Adrian C. Anson manager and captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club CHAPTER III. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE NATIONAL GAME. Just at what particular time the base-ball fever became epidemic in Marshalltown it is difficult to say for the reason that unfortunately all of the records of the game there together with the trophies accumulated ...]
Genres: [biography | gamesDownloads: 62

A Belated Guest

  [english | ]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 441

A Biographical Sketch Of The Life And Character Of Joseph

  [english | 1869]  

Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless


Excerpts: [... so long shrouded them-–and come forth, more beautiful than the hyacinth, to bloom forever on the borders of the river of life. And may you, my sweet ...... off excepting a little bunch on the top of their heads which they reserved as a fastening for their feathers and other head ornaments, of which they ...... of it. There is a Friend who sticketh closer than a brother, to ...]
Genres: [biography | correspondenceDownloads: 68

A Book Of Scoundrels

  [english | 1897]  

Charles Whibley


Summary: [I found this book to be overly wordy and full of words that were in fashion a long time ago. It was of some interest if one is willing to wade through so much courtly verbiage. It may appeal to those who enjoy Shakespeare though it is not quite that convoluted.]
Genres: [history | biography | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 455

A Book Of Sibyls

  [english | 1883]  

Anne Thackeray Ritchie


Excerpts: [... Mrs. Barbauld, their eldest child, was born here in 1743, and was christened Anna Ltitia, after some lady of high degree belonging to her mother's family. ...... now farewell,' she writes in conclusion: 'I shall write to you no more under this name but under any name, in every situation, at any distance of ...... ever been devised and we can agree with her brother, Dr. Aikin, when ...]
Genres: [women studies | essays | biographyDownloads: 279

A Brief Memoir

  [english | 1869]  

Eliza Southall


Summary: [Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.]
Genres: [biography | poetryDownloads: 99

A Cleric In Naples

  [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: 302

A Concise Biographical Sketch Of William Penn

  [english | ]  

Charles Evans


Excerpts: [... before they judged him. He accordingly sent to Thomas Loe to come to his house where he had a meeting in the family. Though William was very young, he ...... ambitious hopes and aims entertained by himself for his family, appears to have been little qualified to understand his son's character, or to rightly ...... one should look after his interest there and having experienced the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 223

A Day With Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

  [english | ]  

George Sampson


Summary: [A Day With Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy by George Sampson. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc. that were either part of the original artifact or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important and despite the imperfections have ...]
Genres: [music | biographyDownloads: 203

A Discourse On The Life

  [english | 1870]  

William Cullen Bryant


Summary: [Discourse Of The Life And Character Of The Hon Littleton Waller Tazewell by Hugh Blair Grigsby. Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Hugh Blair Grigsby is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Hugh Blair Grigsby then we highly recommend this publication for your book ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 197

A Girl Among The Anarchists

  [english | 1903]  

Isabel Meredith


Excerpts: [... that Anarchists are curiously interesting, and not the less in need of observation from the fact that apparently none of the social quacks who prescribe ...... of thought he had accompanied me more than once to the Nekrovitchs', whom he liked much, but he had no longer the time to devote much thought to such ...... requires revolutionists, we need propagandists, we need workers, we ...]
Genres: [politics | biography | women studiesDownloads: 138

A Gold Hunter Experience

  [english | 1898]  

Chalkley Hambleton


Summary: [Reprint. Originally published: Chicago : Printed by R.R. Donnelley 1898.]
Genres: [biography | history | audiobookDownloads: 43

A History Of The Army Experience Of William A Canfield

  [english | 1869]  

William Canfield


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [war | biographyDownloads: 25

A Kut Prisoner

  [english | 1920]  

H W Bishop


Summary: [Le prisonnier du Bouddha written by Franquin and Greg drawn by Franquin with assistance by Jidehem is the fourteenth album of the Spirou et Fantasio series. The story was initially serialised in Spirou before its release as a hardcover album in 1960.]
Genres: [biography | war | historyDownloads: 275

A Last Diary

  [english | 1920]  

Bruce Frederick Cummings


Summary: [An Assassins Diary is the title of a book released in 1973 which was based on part of the diary of Arthur Bremer the would-be assassin of Alabama Governor George Wallace. Bremer shot Wallace at a shopping mall in Laurel Maryland while Wallace was making his third campaign for President on May 15 1972. In the book Bremer states that he was not particularly opposed to Wallaces political agenda ...]
Genres: [biography | healthDownloads: 236

A Life Of St John For The Young

  [english | 1900]  

George Ludington Weed


Summary: [A Life Of St John For The Young by George Ludington Weed. A Life of St. John for the Young is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by George Ludington Weed is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of George Ludington Weed then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [religion | biographyDownloads: 50

A Mind That Found Itself

  [english | 1908]  

Clifford Whittingham Beers


Summary: [Treatment of mental illness has come a long way. I know of a resident that still talks about shock treatment.]
Genres: [biography | psychologyDownloads: 103

A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook

  [english | 1786]  

David Samwell


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook by David Samwell. Preface To those who have perused the account of the last voyage to the Pacific Ocean the following sheets may at first sight appear superfluous. The author however being of the opinion that the event of Captain Cook s death has not yet been so explicitly related as the importance of it required trusts that this Narrative will not ...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 416

A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture

  [english | 1798]  

Venture Smith


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture by Venture Smith. A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture a Native of Africa but Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America Related by Himself was written in 1798. Venture came to the United States as a slave when he was eight years old. His narrative begins I was born at Dukandarra in Guinea about the year 1729. My ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 185

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
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