For the soul of Rafael; with many illustrations from photographs taken expressly for this book, by Harold A. Taylor; decorative designs by Ralph Fletcher Seymour; Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., ... More > was published in 1910 by Marah Ellis Ryan. She was born either February 27, 1860 or 1866. As Ellis Martin, she married Samuel Erwin Ryan (b. 1834), an Irish actor and comedian, in 1883. She was a popular author, actress and activist for Native Americans at the turn of the 20th century.
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In this eight book in the "Incident" series, Judith returns to San Rafael, her home town, to do an internship with the San Rafael Parks and Recreation Department. A summer which should have... More > been a time to expand her education turns into a summer of incidents that threaten her life!< Less
Founded on honesty, truth and humility; written with the desire to carve out a place for my descendants, in the larger historical picture; with a sense of accountability, to conserve the time of... More > ancestors past, for future generations; with effective and accurate, sequence of events.< Less
Una historia entrañable de aquellos tiempos que nos propiciaron a los que ahora leemos. Una Altea que ya sólo reposa en nuestros corazones y nuestra memoria. Una Altea que se irá... More > con nosotros, pero que en este trocito de Maria Luisa quedará para la eternidad.< Less
A bilingual collection of poems, in English and Spanish, that draws inspiration from classic Japanese haiku. It covers themes such as love, revenge, war, peace, nature, solitude, pain and... More > contemporary social ills; its style reflects the works of the great Japanese poets inspired in the serene environment that gave birth to the form centuries ago, while adding a contemporary edge reflecting the blinding speed of today’s world.< Less
A gentlemanly Irish physician is innocently condemned to a life of slavery in the English colonies across the sea. There, on a Caribbean Island plantation, the good Dr. Peter Blood, toils as a slave.... More > A chance raid by Spaniards affords Blood his opportunity to escape into a life of piracy and crime upon the high seas. But Blood is a pirate with a sense of honor. How Blood distinguishes himself against his enemies, is the tale in this enjoyable historical adventure.< Less
Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1921.
It was subsequently adapted into a play by Barbara Field and into feature films, first in 1923... More > starring Ramón Novarro, Scaramouche (1923), and a remake in 1952 with Stewart Granger.
A romantic adventure, Scaramouche tells the story of a young lawyer during the French Revolution. In the course of his adventures he becomes an actor portraying "Scaramouche" (also called Scaramuccia, a roguish buffoon character in the commedia dell'arte). He also becomes a revolutionary, politician, and fencing-master, confounding his enemies with his powerful orations and swordsmanship. He is forced by circumstances to change sides several times. The book also depicts his transformation from cynic to idealist. The later film version includes one of the longest swashbuckling sword-fighting scenes ever filmed.< Less