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Boyhood By Leo Tolstoy
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Boyhood was Leo Tolstoy’s sequel to his debut novel Childhood and part of a trilogy of supposedly autobiographical novels: Childhood, Boyhood and Youth. Boyhood continues the story of... More > Nikolenka. The trilogy of novels is thought by some critics to be autobiographical and there are some elements that are close to Tolstoy’s life. However, other critics such as A. N. Wilson have shown that Childhood, Boyhood and Youth were attempts by the young Tolstoy to create his own mythology about his early years. Boyhood was first published in 1854 in the Russian literary journal Sovremennik (or The Contemporary in English). This edition also features a brief Biography of Leo Tolstoy and a Bibliography with ideas for further research into Leo Tolstoy and his works.< Less
Boyhood By Leo Tolstoy
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Boyhood is the second in Tolstoy's trilogy of three autobiographical novels, including Childhood and Youth, published in a literary journal during the 1850s. (Introduction by Bill Boerst)
Belfast Boyhood By Thomas McManus
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Set in pre-troubles Belfast, a boy leads a carefree life as he and his friends experience the thrill of growing up in the warm Irish Society that preceded the onslaught of murder and mayhem Told... More > from the perspective of a working class protestant who escaped from the trap of sectarian violence, these stories provide a view of life in earlier, more humane times, when dreams and desires could still be pursued without the pall of fear that spread over Ireland in later years. Spanning fifteen years from schoolboy to man, his life in Ulster describes the lighter side of Irish life than that portrayed in the media during the years of violent clashes in the late sixties and seventies.< Less
Belfast Boyhood By Thomas McManus
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Set in pre-troubles Belfast, a boy leads a carefree life as he and his friends experience the thrill of growing up in the warm Irish society that preceded the onslaught of murder and mayhem. Told... More > from the perspective of a working class protestant who escaped the trap of sectarian violence, these stories provide a view of life in earlier, more humane times, when dreams and desires could still be pursued without the pall of fear that spread over Ireland in later years.Spanning fifteen years from schoolboy to man, these stories provide an insight to the lighter side of Irish life in Belfast. A contrast to the harsh media portrayal of Ulster during the years of violent clashes in the late sixties and seventies.< Less
Boyhood of Jesus By Anonymous
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JOSEPH, and Mary the mother of Jesus, stayed in Bethlehem for a while. When Jesus was only eight days old he received his name; he was called "Jesus," as the angel had told Mary. It was the... More > custom of the Jews to take their first son to the temple and present him to God, so Joseph and Mary went to Jerusalem to present Jesus to God in the temple. At the time when Jesus was born, there was an old man, named Simeon, living in Jerusalem. He was a good man and was looking and wishing for Jesus, the promised Messiah, to come. God's Holy Spirit had told him that he should not die until he had seen Jesus. Simeon went up to the temple to worship God every day. One day while he was in the temple Mary and Joseph brought the child to present him to God. When Simeon saw them he knew that the infant in Mary's arms was his Savior. He at once took Jesus in his arms, and with a heart full of joy he blessed God and said, "Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace."< Less
Historic Boyhoods By Rupert Sargent Holland
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Historic Boyhoods (1909) This book, re-edited and illustrated by e-kitap projesi and published again in ebook format. In this book, telling that Boyhood stories of the Most famous persons in the... More > world, and so These 21 famous persons lay out from Christopher Colombus –The pre-founder of the America- to Otto von Bismarc, is being edicted.. So, For example: “When he was sixteen Napoleon and his best friend, a boy named Desmazis, were ordered to join the regiment of La Fère which was then quartered in the south of France. Napoleon was glad of this change which brought him nearer to his island home, and he also felt that he would now learn something of actual warfare. The two boys were taken to their regiment in charge of an officer who stayed with them from the time they left Paris until the carriage set them down at the garrison town. One of the best in the French army, and the boy immediately took a great liking to everything connected with it. He found the officers well educated and anxious to help him..”< Less
An Arabic Boyhood By Sidi Benzahra
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Short stories about an Arab Boy from Morocco
An Arabic Boyhood By Sidi Benzahra
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Memoir of a Perfect Boyhood By Ken Grundy
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A charming account of the apprenticeship of an eager, impressionable boy, it begins in a crumbling neighborhood of Philadelphia and ends as he heads off to graduate school. Curious, footloose and at... More > first obsessed with sports, we learn about his loving family and friends, his passage on the streets, his school life, his early jobs as a boy soprano, a dishwasher, and a camp counselor, his college rite of passage, and his entry “career” job as a milkman. From a commonplace existence in the inner-city to the boundless riches of the arts, public affairs and ideas, the world opened up and swallowed him, to his complete delight. Illustrated with many black and white photos.< Less
My Boyhood Dreams (Libretto) By Ricciardi / Nugent
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Based on the tale by Mark Twain. An old curmudgeon receives the chance to live out his boyhood dreams before he dies. He is accompanied by Death. Death, however, falls in love with a lion tamer and... More > decides to give up his position.< Less