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A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories By Frank Norris
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A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old West is a collection of short stories written by the American author Frank Norris. It was published posthumously in 1903 and composed primarily of... More > recently published works. I. The first of the five sections of the story, entitled "The Bear- Wheat at Sixty-Two", takes place in rural Kansas. Sam Lewiston leaves his wife, Emma, home on the ranch while he goes into town one last time to try to sell his wheat to Bridges & Co., Grain Dealers before being forced out of the market. At sixty-two cents a bushel, Lewiston can no longer afford to raise wheat and must take a job with his wife’s brother in Chicago. II. The next section, "The Bull- Wheat at a Dollar-Ten", introduces the two main players of the Chicago-run wheat business, the bear and the bull: Treslow and Hornung. When Treslow had let the price fall to sixty-two cents, Hornung had almost run him out of business...< Less
Mindanao By Steven Bivens
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Mindanao is a journey - a journey through life. In Mindanao, you will meet the author's father, Donald Bivens, Sr., who was brutally gunned down when the author was twenty two years of age. You will... More > meet Gut, Marge (the author's mom,) Clarence, Steve, Danny, AJ, the Groping Grandma, and A.E. Staley, the founder of the Chicago Bears. You will tour mansions, cry as fortunes are lost, cheer while millions are made, become hopelessly stranded in a mountainous park, plot revenge for a mysterious disappearing rabbit, and writhe in mental anguish. You will sit spellbound while the author was trapped in Manila. Trapped? Yes, imprisoned in a Manila hotel all alone with a beautiful and exotic woman. You will also find out that while the author has indeed been bloodied from tragedy, he has managed to skate away in triumph only to be smacked down time and time again by the ever present warrior, fate. The author chooses not to surrender however - he moves onward and rises far above the impenetrable wall of success.< Less
Mindanao By Steven Bivens
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Mindanao is a journey - a journey through life. In Mindanao, you will meet the author's father, Donald Bivens, Sr., who was brutally gunned down when the author was twenty two years of age. You will... More > meet Gut, Marge, the author's mom, Clarence, Steve, Danny, AJ, the Groping Grandma, and A.E. Staley, the founder of the Chicago Bears. You will tour mansions, cry as fortunes are lost, cheer while millions are made, become hopelessly stranded in a mountainous park, plot revenge for a mysterious disappearing rabbit, and writhe in mental anguish. You will sit spellbound while the author was trapped in Manila. Trapped? Yes, imprisoned in a Manila hotel all alone with a beautiful and exotic woman. You will also find out that while the author has indeed been bloodied from tragedy, he has managed to skate away in triumph only to be smacked down time and time again by the ever present warrior, fate. The author chooses not to surrender however - he moves onward and rises far above the impenetrable wall of success.< Less
The Canadian Commonwealth By Agnes C. Laut
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Excerpt British Columbians trusted to windjammers round the Horn. Of railroads binding East to West there was none. A canal system had been begun from the lakes and the Ottawa to the St. Lawrence,... More > but this was a measure more of national defense than commerce. Crops were abundant, but where could they be sold? I have heard relatives tell how wheat in those days sold down to forty cents, and oats to twenty cents, and potatoes to fifteen cents, and fine cattle to forty dollars, and finest horses to fifty dollars and seventy-five dollars. Fathers of farmers who to-day clear their three thousand dollars and four thousand dollars a year could not clear one hundred dollars a year. Commerce was absolutely stagnant. Canada was a federation, but a federation of what? Poverty-stricken, isolated provinces.< Less

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