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Boyhood By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life is a fictionalised autobiographical work by J. M. Coetzee, and focuses on his years spent growing up in South Africa. The novel focuses on his troubled time in... More > Worcester but looks back to happier times living in a large house in Rosebank, Cape Town. By the end of the novel they had moved again, this time to Plumstead, Cape Town. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyhood:_Scenes_from_Provincial_Life Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ, ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
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
Confessions of Boyhood By John Albee
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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
My Boyhood By John Burroughs
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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: John Burroughs Middle School is a public middle school in Hancock... More > Park, Los Angeles, California. The school serves the Hancock Park, Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire and Windsor Square section of Los Angeles, California. Additionally, it serves portions of Park La Brea, Brookside, and a small portion of the city of West Hollywood is zoned to Burroughs.The school serves about 2,300 students in grades 6-8, and is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District and Local District 3. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Burroughs_Middle_School_(Los_Angeles)< 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
A Mountain Boyhood By Joe Mills
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Indian Boyhood By Charles Alexander Eastman
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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: Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named... More > Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on Sioux ethnohistory and American Indian affairs. "Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on native American rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Eastman< Less