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Johnathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Johnathan Swift
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During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6 inches tall, who are inhabitants of the island country of... More > Lilliput. After giving assurances of his good behavior, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favorite of the court. From there, the book follows Gulliver's observations on the Court of Lilliput. He is also given the permission to roam around the city on a condition that he must not harm their subjects. Gulliver is charged with treason for, among other "crimes", "making water" in the capital (even though he was putting out a fire and saving countless lives.) He is convicted and sentenced to be blinded, but escapes... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Charlotte Brontë
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The novel starts when Jane is ten years old, living with her maternal uncle's family, the Reeds, as her uncle's dying wish, and several years after her parents died of typhus. Mr. Reed was the only... More > one in the Reed family to be kind to Jane. Jane’s aunt Sarah Reed does not like her, treats her worse than a servant and discourages and, at times, forbids her children from associating with Jane. Mrs. Reed and her three children are abusive to Jane, both physically and emotionally. The servant Bessie proves to be Jane's only ally in the household even though Bessie sometimes harshly scolds Jane. One day, Jane is locked in the red room, where her uncle died, and panics after seeing visions of him... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Robert Lewis Stephenson's Treasure Island - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Robert Louis Stephenson
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An old drunken seaman named Billy Bones becomes a long-term lodger at the inn, only paying for about the first week of his stay. When Bones' drops dead by a stroke, Jim and his mother open Bones'... More > sea chest to collect the amount due to them for room and board, but before they can count out the money that they are owed, they hear pirates approaching the inn and are forced to flee and hide, Jim taking with him a mysterious oilskin packet from the chest. Jim takes the mysterious oilskin packet to Dr. Livesey. He, Squire Trelawney and Jim Hawkins examine it together, finding it contains a logbook detailing the treasure looted during Captain Flint's career, and a detailed map of an island with the location of Flint's treasure marked on it... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Victor Hugo's Les Misérables - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Victor Hugo
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The story begins in 1815 in Digne, as the peasant Jean Valjean, just released from 19 years' imprisonment in the galleys—five for stealing bread for his starving sister and her family and... More > fourteen more for numerous escape attempts—is turned away by innkeepers because his yellow passport marks him as a former convict. He sleeps on the street, angry and bitter. Digne's benevolent Bishop Myriel gives him shelter. At night, Valjean runs off with Myriel's silverware. When the police capture Valjean, Myriel pretends that he has given the silverware to Valjean. The police accept his explanation and leave. Myriel tells Valjean that his life has been spared for God, that he should use the silver to make an honest man of himself. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Jane Austen
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The novel centers on Elizabeth Bennet, the second of the five daughters of a country gentleman. The novel opens with news in the Bennet family that Mr Bingley, a wealthy, charismatic and social... More > young bachelor, is moving into Netherfield Park in the neighbourhood. Mr Bingley singles out Jane for particular attention, and it soon becomes apparent that they have formed an attachment to each other, though Jane does not alter her conduct for him, confessing her great happiness only to Lizzie. By contrast, Darcy slights Elizabeth, who overhears and jokes about it despite feeling a budding resentment... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Jane Austen
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When Mr. Dashwood dies, his estate, Norland Park, passes directly to his only son John, the child of his first wife. His second wife, Mrs. Dashwood, and their daughters, Elinor, Marianne and... More > Margaret, are left only a small income. The Dashwood women are soon reduced to the position of unwelcome guests in their own home. Mrs. Dashwood begins looking for somewhere else to live. Marianne, out for a walk, gets caught in the rain, slips and sprains her ankle. The dashing, handsome John Willoughby sees the accident and assists her. Marianne quickly comes to admire his good looks and outspoken views on poetry, music, art and love. Mr. Willoughby's attentions are so overt that Elinor and Mrs. Dashwood begin to suspect that the couple are secretly engaged... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Jane Austen's Persuasion - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Jane Austen
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Anne Elliot, then a lovely, warm-hearted 19 year old, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in... More > place of Anne's late mother, persuaded her to break the engagement. Now 27 and still unmarried, Anne re-encounters her former love when his sister and brother-in-law, the Crofts, take out a lease on Kellynch. Wentworth is now a captain and wealthy from maritime victories in the Napoleonic wars. However, he has not forgiven Anne for rejecting him. While publicly declaring that he is ready to marry any suitable young woman who catches his fancy, he privately resolves that he is ready to become attached to any appealing young woman except for Anne Elliot... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Grass Productivity: An Introduction to Rational Grazing By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Andre Voisin
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SIMPLE questions often help us to understand problems better; and I think it indispensable, at the beginning of this work, to ask a question which appears simple in the extreme: “What is... More > grazing?” The answer is generally as follows: “Causing grass to be eaten by an animal.” That is correct! But here is another answer which, to my mind, is more realistic: “Causing the grass and the animal to meet.” Since this book is almost exclusively concerned with grazing by cattle, I propose the following definition to the reader, requesting him to allow it to become well impressed upon his mind: Grazing is the meeting of cow and grass. It is by satisfying as far as possible the demands of both parties that we will arrive at a rational grazing, which will provide us with maximum productivity on the part of the grass while at the same time allowing the cow to give optimum performance. [From the Introduction]< Less
Mindset StackingTM Inspirational Journal VolumeAnon02 By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Anonymous Authors
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Take this 90 Day Challenge and re-stack your mindset, with these Anonymous quotes. Because: - Make love, not war; get married and do both! -- Anonymous - My need is not to be on the outside... More > glaring in; its to be in the center with you. To be loved is nice, but not essential. To love someone, that's what makes life worth living. -- Anonymous - No one in love is free, or wants to be. -- Anonymous - Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love until he's owned a dog. He can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes. -- Anonymous - Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. -- Anonymous - Sometimes a new love comes between old friends. Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there. -- Anonymous The reason this book exists: To improve your mindset by re-stacking it intentionally every day for 90 days with inspirational, thought-provoking ideas. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Mindset StackingTM Inspirational Journal VolumeAnon01 By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Anonymous Authors
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Take this 90 Day Challenge and re-stack your mindset,with these Anonymous quotes. Because: - Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it. -- Anonymous - There is no 'Key to... More > Happiness'...the door is always open. -- Anonymous - Encouraged people achieve the best; dominated people achieve second best; neglected people achieve the least. -- Anonymous - God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I'm so far behind I will never die! -- Anonymous - If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t view the plain. -- Anonymous - Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. -- Anonymous To improve your mindset by re-stacking it intentionally every day for 90 days with inspirational, thought-provoking ideas. How this book is built: On the left side, you have a quote by a famous somebody. On the right, you have a blank, ruled page to write on. Get Your Copy Now.< Less

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