Biography Books

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Secret Memoirs The Story Of Louise Crown Princess

  [english | 1912]  

Henry Fischer


Summary: [Secret Memoirs The Story Of Louise Crown Princess by Henry W Henry William Fischer. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Thirty-Seven Days of Peril - from Scribner s Monthly Vol III Nov. 1871 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Truman Everts is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Truman Everts then we highly recommend this ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 312

Seven And Nine Years Among The Camanches And Apaches

  [english | 1874]  

Edwin Eastman


Excerpts: [... only strengthen his determination to have his own way. Such was his intense love for the unknown, that any plausible fellow could induce him to see ...... and the warrior who mounted guard was sitting with his legs crossed beneath him, seemingly gazing into the smouldering embers there was just enough ...... The darkening gloom of my chamber informed me of the approach of night and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | biographyDownloads: 498

The Age Of Big Business

  [english | 1919]  

Burton Hendrick


Summary: [The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life is a biography about Warren Buffett by Alice Schroeder. Before this book was written Warren Buffett rejected numerous approaches by biographers journalists and publishers to cooperate on an account of his life. After spending six years as the only Wall Street analyst Buffett would speak to Alice Schroeder was approached by Buffett to write his ...]
Genres: [history | biography | businessDownloads: 170

The Age Of Invention

  [english | 1921]  

Holland Thompson


Summary: [A very nice book. I had quite an insight by reading it.]
Genres: [history | biography | scienceDownloads: 300

The Altar Fire

  [english | 1907]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... confessions into his books, but he was in many ways more interesting than his books, and so I will try and draw a portrait of him as he appeared to ...... in some cases it proceeds, I think, from a hysterical desire to be thought interesting, with a faint hope, I fear, of being possibly put into ...... clothes, the bright tie thrust loosely through a cameo ring his loose shaggy ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 195

The Americanism Of Washington

  [english | 1906]  

Henry Van Dyke


Summary: [On politics and politethics : Is the world growing better? Ruling classes in a democracy. The people responsible. The Americanism of Washington and the men who stood with him. The chivalry of Lafayette. Humane culture or German kultur? Honour to France.-- On religion : Christianity and current literature. The church in the city Property and theft.-- On education and conduct : The flood of]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 414

The Autobiography Of A Slander

  [english | 1887]  

Edna Lyall


Summary: [The Autobiography Of A Slander by Edna Lyall. A moral tale written from the point of view of the Rumor called a Slander and follows the destruction it leaves in it s wake. This autobiography by Ada Ellen Bayly gives full expression to her ideals and aim in life. Most of her works were under pseudonym and in this work she defends herself and her approach. A stimulating work that portrays a strong ...]
Genres: [biography | fiction and literatureDownloads: 97

The Autobiography Of Ben Franklin

  [english | 1909]  

Benjamin Franklin


Summary: [The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790 however Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklins death this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. ...]
Genres: [biography | harvard classicsDownloads: 415

The Autobiography Of Charles Darwin

  [english | 1887]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887 five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character for his family. He states that he started writing it on about May 28 1876 and had finished it by August 3. The book was edited by Charles Darwins ...]
Genres: [biography | science | correspondenceDownloads: 349

The Autobiography Of Sergeant William Lawrence

  [english | 1886]  

William Hurd Lawrence


Excerpts: [... often do not present the same appearance as when viewed from the calmer security of after years, and they must be judged accordingly. As to ...... from him either in the way of blessing or anything: so with a heavy heart I set out on my retreat from Dorchester. I had not gone very far when I was ...... slain. I soon became more hardened, however, as I was more and more mixed up in ...]
Genres: [biography | warDownloads: 130

The Backwash Of War

  [english | 1916]  

Ellen Newbold La Motte


Summary: [The Backwash Of War by Ellen Newbold La Motte. Ellen LaMotte 1873 - 1961 was an American nurse journalist and author. She began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. After that she traveled to Asia where she saw the effects of opium addiction. The Backwash of War 1934 was based on her diaries kept during her time at ...]
Genres: [war | biographyDownloads: 180

The Best Of The World Classics Restricted To Prose Vol

  [english | 1909]  

Francis Halsey


Summary: [Francis Whiting Halsey (October 15 1851 - November 24 1919) was an American journalist editor and historian born in Unadilla New York. He was the son of Dr. Gaius Leonard Halsey a Civil War surgeon and Juliet (Cartington) Halsey. He was the grandson of Dr. Gaius and Mary (Church) Halsey of Kortright New York and a descendant of Thomas Halsey who emigrated from England before 1640 and helped to ...]
Genres: [biography | classicDownloads: 8

The Biography Of Robert Murray Mcheyne

  [english | ]  

Andrew Bonar


Excerpts: [... Of Calvary-that bids us leave a world Immersed in darkness and in death, and seek A better country. Ah. how oft that eye Would turn on me, with pity's ...... Every year he marked this day as one to be remembered, and occasionally its recollections seem to have come in like a flood. In a letter to a friend ...... and the servant as his Lord.' 'He that loveth father or mother more ...]
Genres: [biography | religionDownloads: 165

The Book Of Missionary Heroes

  [english | 1922]  

Basil Mathews


Excerpts: [... prison and even voted for their being put to death. I became so exceedingly mad against them that I even pursued them to foreign cities. Then as ...... by slaying infidel Christians. The Moslems every day and five times a day turn their faces to Mecca in Arabia, saying There is no God but God ...... and sure with his sword. And this is how Lull spoke of the Crusade on which he was ...]
Genres: [religion | biographyDownloads: 352

The Boys Life Of Abraham Lincoln

  [english | ]  

Helen Nicolay


Excerpts: [... sisters, their home was broken up, and Thomas found himself, long before he was grown, a wandering laboring boy. He lived for a time with an uncle as ...... only for work and serious study. He was a social, sunny-tempered lad, as fond of jokes and fun as he was kindly and industrious. His stepmother said ...... Offut's extravagant praise of his clerk, who, according to Offut's ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | biographyDownloads: 74

The Boys Life Of Mark Twain

  [english | 1916]  

Albert Bigelow Paine


Excerpts: [... of arrival in the new land, John Clemens once more found himself established in trade. The next thing was to find a home. There were twenty-one ...... were still digging, the big stone suddenly got loose and started down. They were not ready for it at all. Nobody was coming but an old colored man in ...... Sam thought the office safer than his home, where his mother was probably ...]
Genres: [biography | audiobookDownloads: 364

The Case Of Mrs Clive

  [english | ]  

Catherine Clive


Excerpts: [... Los Angeles Arthur Friedman, University of Chicago Louis A. Landa, Princeton University Earl Miner, Princeton University Samuel H. Monk, University ...... her performances and long tenure at Drury Lane (she retired in 1769) and documented by the panegyrics of Fielding, Murphy, Churchill, Garrick, Dr. Johnson, ...... burst of loud laughter, the audience was sure to accompany her [my ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 91

The Confession Of A Child Of The Century

  [english | ]  

Alfred De Musset


Excerpts: [... What a fool I am where am I going. passion calls to him: Ah, must I die.. A feeling of extreme uneasiness began to ferment in all young hearts. ...... in a bitter cup the poisoned brewage of doubt. Already things were drifting toward the abyss, when the jackals suddenly emerged from the earth. ...... to the dregs, and then to die with her. In short I abhorred her, yet I idolized ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 355

The Confessions Of A Caricaturist Vol 2

  [english | 1902]  

Harry Furniss


Summary: [In his Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau tells the story of his life from the formative experience of his humble childhood in Geneva through the achievement of international fame as novelist and philosopher in Paris to his wanderings as an exile persecuted by governments and alienated from the world of modern civilization. In trying to explain who he was and how he came to be the object of others ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biography | humorDownloads: 249

The Coquette

  [english | ]  

Hannah Webster Foster


Summary: [Coquette by Frank Swinnerton. A novel of adventure relationships and romance]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 343
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