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The Financier: A Novel By Theodore Dreiser
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (/ˈdraɪsər,... More > -zər/; August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a firm moral code, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Dreiser's best known novels include Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925). In 1930 he was nominated to the Nobel Prize in Literature.Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Sarah Maria (née Schanab) and John Paul Dreiser. John Dreiser was a German immigrant from Mayen in the Eifel region, and Sarah was from the Mennonite farming community near Dayton, Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Dreiser< Less
Queed A Novel By Henry Sydnor Harrison
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Sydnor Harrison (1880–1930) was an American novelist,... More > born in Sewanee, Tenn. He graduated from Columbia in 1900, and received an honorary A.M. from the same university in 1913. In 1914, he was elected a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He wrote under the pen name "Henry Second," and made contributions to the Atlantic Monthly and other magazines. Novels written by him include Queed (1911), which was very well received. works include Angela's Business (1915), When I Come Back (1919), Saint Teresa (1922), and Marriage (1923), a volume of short stories. Harrison also wrote a story, called "Miss Hinch", where a daring criminal and the lady after her make their way through New York City streets at midnight. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Sydnor_Harrison< Less
Mark Twain's Letters -- Volume 4 (1886-1900) By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
Sister Carrie: A Novel By Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie (1900) is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she... More > perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress. It has been called the "greatest of all American urban novels. "Dissatisfied with life in her rural Wisconsin home, 18-year-old Caroline "Sister Carrie" Meeber takes the train to Chicago, where her older sister Minnie, and Minnie's husband, Sven Hanson, have agreed to take her in. On the train, Carrie meets Charles Drouet, a traveling salesman, who is attracted to her because of her simple beauty and unspoiled manner. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sister_Carrie Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Uphill Climb: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Between 1906 and 1940, Bertha M. (B.M.) Bower wrote 68 novels set in the American West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Minnesota in 1871, Bower moved to Montana with her family when she was 17. She taught... More > school in the Great Falls, area and, at the age of 19 married her first husband, Clayton J. Bower. She began writing short stories around 1900, but did not enjoy real success until her novel Chip of the Flying U was published in 1906. From that point forward she wrote and published regularly until her death in 1940. In 2000, B. M. Bower’s grandchildren gave her papers to the Western History Collections.< Less
"Captains Courageous": A Story of the Grand Banks (1897) NOVEL By Rudyard Kipling
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Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the spoiled son of a railroad tycoon, after he is saved from drowning by a... More > Portuguese fisherman in the north Atlantic. The novel originally appeared as a serialisation in McClure's, beginning with the November 1896 edition. In 1900, in his essay "What We Can Expect of the American Boy," Teddy Roosevelt extolled the book and praised Kipling for describing "in the liveliest way just what a boy should be and do." The book's title comes from the ballad Mary Ambree, which starts, "When captains courageous, whom death could not daunt". Kipling had previously used the same title for an article on businessmen as the new adventurers, published in The Times of 23 November 1892< Less
The Trail of the White Mule: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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B.M. Bower is actually a pseudonym of Bertha Muzzy Sinclair (Sinclair-Cowan, n?e Muzzy). She was born in November 15, 1871 at Cleveland, Minnesota USA. She was a famous American Western fiction... More > author who wrote numerous novels, short stories, and screenplays regarding the American Old west. Suprisingly, many of Western Novels were adapted into films such as Jean of the Lazy A. Bower started her first career as a teacher in Grand Falls when her family moved to Montana in 1888. B.M. Bower started her writing about short stories in 1900. But her first commercial success was “Chip of the Flying U” novel in 1906 which represent denoting her writing until now. The Happy Family written in 1910 is the sequel story of Chip of the Flying U. This story included several characters from the previous novel such as Andy, Weary, Irish, Pink, Happy Jack and Big Medicine. The Flying U Ranch in 1914 continues the stories of the family introduced in Chip of the Flying U and in The Flying U's Last Stand (1915).< Less
Collected Novels by Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out / Night and Day / Jacob's Room By Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf is a major novelist and one of the pioneers among modernist writers using stream of consciousness as a narrative device, alongside her contemporaries Marcel Proust, Dorothy Richardson... More > and James Joyce She began writing professionally in 1900. Her first novel, The Voyage Out, was published in 1915,Night and Day in 1919,Jacob's Room in 1922.< Less
A Little Garrison: A Realistic Novel of German Army Life of To-day By Fritz Oswald Bilse
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Fritz Oswald Bilse (31 March 1878 in Kirn, Rhine Province –... More > 1951) was a German novelist, playwright and a lieutenant in the Prussian Army. He also used the pseudonyms Fritz von der Kyrburg and Fritz Wernthal.Fritz Oswald Bilse was born in Kirn (present-day Rhineland-Palatinate, then Prussian Rhine Province), the son of a schoolteacher, and grew up in the towns of Kirn and Eisenach. He joined the Prussian army in 1896 and in 1900 was posted with the 16. Train-Bataillon at Forbach in Lorraine. He rose to instant notoriety with his novel Aus einer kleinen Garnison. Ein militärisches Zeitbild (1903). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritz_Oswald_Bilse< Less
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. / children's NOVEL / Original Version illustrated By L. Frank Baum
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The Wonderful Wizard of Ozis an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17,... More > 1900. It has since seen several reprints, most often under the title The Wizard of Oz, which is the title of the popular 1902 Broadway musical adaptation as well as the iconic 1939 musical film adaptation. The story chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy in the magical Land of Oz, after she and her pet dog Toto are swept away from their Kansas home by a cyclone.[nb 1] The novel is one of the best-known stories in American literature and has been widely translated. The Library of Congress has declared it "America's greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytale". Its groundbreaking success and the success of the Broadway musical adapted from the novel led Baum to write thirteen additional Oz books that serve as official sequels to the first story.< Less

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