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Daisy Miller By Henry Miller
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Traveling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a dilemma he cannot resolve. Is she deliberately... More > flouting social convention in the outspoken way she talks and acts, or is she simply ignorant of those conventions? When she strikes up an intimate friendship with an urbane young Italian, her flat refusal to observe the codes of respectable behavior leave her perilously exposed. In "Daisy Miller" James created his first great portrait of the enigmatic and dangerously independent American woman, a figure who would come to dominate his later masterpieces. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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First appearing in the Cornhill Magazine in 1878 and published book form a year later, Daisy Miller is a novella that follows the fortunes of the eponymous character as she manoeuvres around the... More > courtship of Frederick Winterbourne, while acting flirtatiously with a young Italian. Winterbourne is advised against this pursuit on the grounds that Miller is hardly marriageable material considering her nature, but he continues with his courtship regardless. The resolution, when it arrives, turns the story from romance into tragedy. Daisy Miller follows familiar themes for James, notably the strong, outgoing female lead as an American abroad, contrasting with a more staid male harbouring differing opinions about the old world. The other notable aspect is the familiarity between Miller and Minny Temple, a strong spirited woman James knew before her death from Tuberculosis.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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Henry James was an American born author and literary critic of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. He contributed to the criticism of fiction, particularly in his insistence that writers be... More > allowed the greatest freedom possible in presenting their view of the world. He spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans.< Less
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Daisy Miller : A Study (Illustrated) By Henry James
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Henry James' Daisy Miller is an outstanding portrayal of a girl, Daisy, who falls a prey to the conflict of two different cultures.
Daisy Miller: A Study By Henry James
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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 James, OM ((1843-04-15)15 April 1843 – 28 February... More > 1916(1916-02-28)) was an American writer. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James.He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans. His method of writing from a character's point of view allowed him to explore issues related to consciousness and perception, and his style in later works has been compared to impressionist painting. Excerpt from:< Less
Henry's Lady By Ray Miller
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"Model A Henry's Lady An Illustrated History of the Model A Ford'" This book is the authoritative Model A history. Inside, you'll see a chapter devoted to each of 19 different body styles,... More > broken down by year within the chapter. This large volume presents the history of the Model A in a stunning array of nearly 1000 photographs, with illustrations, diagrams, production figures, specifications and more taken from original Ford sources. The book shows you how to identify significant features and design characteristics of the cars. In addition to a study of the overall appearance, much attention has been given to study of the details' such as the wheel covers, trim, instruments, accessories, and more. Covers all Ford Model As from 1928-31 including Phaeton, Roadster, Business Coupe, Sport Coupe, Special Coupe, Std Coupe, Tudor, Fordor, Victoria, Convertible Sedan, Cabriolet, Town Car, Station Wagon, Pickup, Deluxe Delivery, Taxi, and AA Truck.< Less
Daisy Miller: A Study in Two Parts By Henry James
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Daisy Miller and Winterbourne first meet in Vevey, Switzerland, where Winterbourne is vacationing from his alleged studies (although an attachment to an older lady is rumoured). They are introduced... More > by Randolph Miller, Daisy's 9-year old brother. Randolph considers their hometown of Schenectady, New York, to be absolutely superior to all of Europe. Daisy, however, is absolutely delighted with the continent, especially the high society which she wishes to enter.< Less
Little Henry's Obsession By Kelly Miller
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Little Henry's Obsession is about a boy who loves video games. This book is to teach children the lesson of "Everything Is Good In Moderation." The story takes the aspect that all... More > children can relate to in order to relay the message.< Less
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A Complete and Authentic Account of His Life and Surpassing Achievements Describing His Birth and Early Boyhood Days—His Struggles as a Farmer, Mechanic and Engineer—The Invention and... More > Development of the Ford Motor Car and Fordson Tractor Including A History of the Ford Motor Company and Its Miraculous Growth—His Defiance of Wall Street—His Famous Minimum Wage Scale for Both Men and Women and Its Results—The Peace Ship—His Senatorial Campaign—The Tribune Libel Suit —The Muscle Shoals Project—His Studies in the Jewish Question, Etc., Etc By James Martin Miller *** Also Including: Henry Ford's: The "New Era" Philosophy Illustrated from Original Photographs Picturing The Scenes and Incidents in the Life of Mr. Ford *** and more! The Ford Manual (for cars and trucks of 1919, Complete!) By The Ford Motor Company (very handy for the collector of the Old Model T Ford Car or Truck generously illustrated with diagrams and photographs)< Less