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The French Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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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: Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865 – March 18, 1937) was an... More > American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for Dutch Twins (1911) and its sequels, the Twins series.Lucy Fitch was born on July 12, 1865 in Maples, Indiana to Appleton Howe and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch. Her father was a teacher who moved to Maples to co-found a barrel stave factory. Her mother was a teacher. Fitch moved with her mother to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to live with her father's patents as her father tried to recover from a financial setback from the Panic of 1873. Unhappy with the Hopkinton schools, the family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1879.Fitch graduated from high school in 1883 and moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Museum of Fine Arts School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Fitch_Perkins< Less
Words You Should Know In French: 100 of the Best Words By Vadim Kravetsky, Alex Trost
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Are you looking for a journey that will take you through 100 of the, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity,... More > choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating 100 of the etc. did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy and foundation before the book was even started. This book was created to inform, entertain and maybe even test your knowledge. By the time you finish reading this book you will want to share it with others.< Less
Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution By Rafael Sabatini
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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: Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an... More > Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.He is best known for his worldwide bestsellers:In all, Sabatini produced 31 novels, eight short story collections, six non-fiction books, numerous uncollected short stories, and a play.Rafael Sabatini was born in Iesi, Italy, to an English mother (Anna Trafford) and Italian father. His parents were opera singers who became teachers.At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages, living with his grandfather in England, attending school in Portugal, and, as a teenager, in Switzerland. By the time he was 17, when he returned to England to live permanently, he had mastered five languages. He quickly added a sixth language – English – to his linguistic collection. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafael_Sabatini< Less
1914 By John French
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For a memoir of World War I, Sir John French's book 1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War, does a fairly good job of recounting the facts, however skewed they may be. French, whose full name and... More > titles are quite daunting, was Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (1852 – 1925). He was Commader-in-Chief of the BEF (British Expeditionary Forces) against the Germain advances through Continental Europe. French, who was stubborn and hotheaded, ordered maneuvers which weren't the best course of action, for which he was eventually switched out for another commander. Though he was the obvious choice for Commander-in-Chief at the time, French was fighting a 20th century war with a 19th century mindset. Images of him at the time portray him mounted on horseback, a billowing feather in his hat… meanwhile the tanks and tear gas are just over the horizon.< Less
Old French Fairy Tales { Illustrated } By Comtesse de Ségur
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She is best known today for her novel Les Malheurs de Sophie ("Sophie's Misfortunes"). The action takes place in a castle in the French countryside during the Second French Empire, where... More > Sophie lives with her parents Mr and Mrs de Réan. Curious and adventurous, she does one silly thing after another, with the critical help of her cousin Paul, who is good and tries to show her the right path. She has two friends, Camille and Madeleine de Fleurville, 'good little girls' whom she tries hard to imitate. But she will learn that life is not a bed of roses ... Therese Martin (1873-1897), known as St. Therese of Lisieux, read the novels of the Countess of Ségur when she was a child.< Less
Hamlet [French] By William Shakespeare
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Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier. Hamlet was Olivier's second film as director, and also the... More > second of the three Shakespeare films that he directed (the 1936 As You Like It had starred Olivier, but had been directed by Paul Czinner). Hamlet was the first British film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is also the first sound film of the play in English. A 1935 sound film adaptation, Khoon Ka Khoon, had been made in India and filmed in the Urdu language.Olivier's Hamlet is the Shakespeare film that has received the most prestigious accolades, winning the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor and the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet_(1948_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Rome [French] By Emile Zola
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Jerome Carrington (born December 25, 1982), better known by his stage name Rome Cee, is an American rapper from Baltimore, MD. Rome was labeled as one of Baltimore hip-hop’s most promising... More > talents in 2010 with two “FreEP”s and one collaborative record with Justin Ambush, all self-released via his Band Camp page. He garnered local attention after joining with Baltimore label Under Sound Music. His fourth project, The Extra Mile features Brooklyn Rapper Sean Price and was voted best album in Baltimore City Paper's 2011 Best of Baltimore issue. In November 2009, Rome opened up for Juelz Santana at the Velvet Rope in Baltimore City. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome_Cee Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Isidora [French] By George Sand
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Isidora Santa María (born (1993-03-11)11 March 1993) is a retired Chilean female volleyball player. She was part of the Chile women's national volleyball team. On club level she played for... More > Club Vitavoley in 2011. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isidora_Santa_Mar%C3%ADa Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand (/sænd/; French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist and memoirist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Sand< Less
Lelia [French] By George Sand
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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: Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin... More > lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand (/sænd/; French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist and memoirist. She is equally well known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of artists, including Polish-French composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin and the writer Alfred de Musset.Sand wrote: "My name is not Marie-Aurore de Saxe, Marquise of Dudevant, as several of my biographers have asserted, but Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, and my husband, M. François Dudevant, claims no title: the highest rank he ever reached was that of infantry second lieutenant. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Sand< Less
Mattea [French] By George Sand
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Matteo Matteazzi (born 25 April 1971 in Chiavari) is a retired Italian footballer. He played as defender. He played in Entella youth teams from 1981 to 1988 and then in Genoa primavera from 1988 to... More > 1991. After that he became a professional footballer and played for many Serie C1 and Serie C2 teams. He played also in Serie B for Empoli.His last team was the Lavagnese team for which he served as captain. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matteo_Matteazzi Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand (/sænd/; French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist and memoirist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Sand< Less