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La fille de Dosia [French] By Henry Greville
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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 Gréville (12 October 1842 in Paris – 1902),... More > pen name for Mrs. Alice Durand, born Fleury, was a French writer.The daughter of a professor, she accompanied her father to St. Petersburg, studied languages and science and married Émile Durand, a French law professor at Petersburg, with whom she returned to France in 1872.Gréville had already published novels in St. Petersburg journals: A travers des champs and Sonia, and continued her production in France, first with the novels Dosia (1876) and L'Expiation de Savéli (1876), depicting Russian society. Dosia was awarded the Montbon prize and saw many editions. Her books were translated in many European languages. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gr%C3%A9ville< Less
Dona perfecta By Benito Galdós
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The action occurs in 19th century Spain, when a young liberal named Don José (Pepe) Rey, arrives in a cathedral city named Orbajosa, with the intention of marrying his cousin Rosario. This was... More > a marriage of convenience arranged between Pepe's father Juan and Juan's sister, Perfecta. Upon getting to know each other, Pepe and Rosario declare their eternal love, but in steps Don Inocencio, the cathedral canon, who meddles and obstructs the marriage as well as the good intentions of Doña Perfecta and her brother Don Juan. Over the course of time, several events lead up to a confrontation between Pepe Rey and his aunt Perfecta, which is caused by her refusal to allow Pepe and Rosario to marry, because Pepe is a non-believer. The novel ends up with the death of Pepe Rey due to his aunt Perfecta. Rosario, Perfecta's daughter and Pepe's love turns mad and ends up in a madhouse.< Less
My Paperback Book By Laura Kristiansen
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Une Journée Avec la Ballon Bleu is an illustrated early readers Sight Word book. It is intended for children between the ages of 4 and 6 and derived only of sight words from a list provided... More > to children in Kindergarten to recognize and memorize throughout the school year. Originally, this short story was written for my 6 year old step-daughter to practice during the summer between Kindergarten and grade one. It helped her immensely with pronunciation and recognition of sight words, which assisted in preparing her for grade one. Advance your child's education with this encouraging story. The repetitive yet delightful style of this book is essential to building strong memorization abilities. Kids will love this illustrated story they can read all by themselves. You'll love the fact that this book builds reading skills and confidence.< Less
Reise nach dem skandinavischen Norden und der Insel Island im Jahre 1845. Zweiter Band. [German] By Ida Pfeiffer
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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: Ida Laura Pfeiffer (14 October 1797, Vienna – 27 October... More > 1858, Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Royal Geographical Society in London due to her sex.The daughter of a wealthy merchant named Reyer, she was born at Vienna. As a child, she preferred boys' clothing and liked sports and exercise, which was encouraged by her father. She received the education usually given a boy. Her first long journey was a trip to Palestine and Egypt when she was five years old. The influence of this experience remained with her. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Laura_Pfeiffer< Less
Reise nach dem skandinavischen Norden und der Insel Island im Jahre 1845. Erster Band. [German] By Ida Pfeiffer
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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: Ida Laura Pfeiffer (14 October 1797, Vienna – 27 October... More > 1858, Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Royal Geographical Society in London due to her sex.The daughter of a wealthy merchant named Reyer, she was born at Vienna. As a child, she preferred boys' clothing and liked sports and exercise, which was encouraged by her father. She received the education usually given a boy. Her first long journey was a trip to Palestine and Egypt when she was five years old. The influence of this experience remained with her. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Laura_Pfeiffer< Less
Le lion du desert Scenes de la vie indienne dans les prairies [French] By Gustave Aimard
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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: Gustave Aimard (13 September 1818 – 20 June 1883) was the... More > author of numerous books about Latin America.Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, "but not to each other". His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Aimard< Less
Los Merodeadores de Fronteras [Spanish] By Gustave Aimard
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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: Gustave Aimard (13 September 1818 – 20 June 1883) was the... More > author of numerous books about Latin America.Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, "but not to each other". His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Aimard< Less
Suzanne Normis Roman d'un pere [French] By Henry Greville
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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 Gréville (12 October 1842 in Paris – 1902),... More > pen name for Mrs. Alice Durand, born Fleury, was a French writer.The daughter of a professor, she accompanied her father to St. Petersburg, studied languages and science and married Émile Durand, a French law professor at Petersburg, with whom she returned to France in 1872.Gréville had already published novels in St. Petersburg journals: A travers des champs and Sonia, and continued her production in France, first with the novels Dosia (1876) and L'Expiation de Savéli (1876), depicting Russian society. Dosia was awarded the Montbon prize and saw many editions. Her books were translated in many European languages. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gr%C3%A9ville< Less
Nostalgia of An Immigrant: A Poetic Memoir By Nora Matar Moujaes et al.
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Paperback Edition- Hanine Moghtareb: Daftar Ayamy, or Nostalgia of An Immigrant: A Poetic Memoir, is a collection of poems written in the Arabic language. It relays the author's journey as a Lebanese... More > woman from the green hills of Dhour el Shweir, Lebanon, to the United States of America. Through various poems and short narratives, she reaches out to her eldest granddaughter, Maya, as she reflects upon the emotional struggles and challenges that many Lebanese immigrants face in any foreign country. Its inspiration stems from her town’s natural beauty with its polished red-tiled roofs, its perfumed paths of green pine, and its authentic relationships among Nora’s family, friends, and neighbors. It is a rhythmic longing for the homeland, a defiance of all distances that immigration abides by, and a story of love, commitment, courage, and hope. Foreword, afterword, & design by Nora’s granddaughter, Maya Houcheime, and book creation, editing, & layout by Nora’s daughter, Soulaima Houcheime.< Less
THE WINGS OF LOVE By Mimma Pascazio
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IRDA EDIZIONI Life and love are two sides of the same coin. There is no life without love and no love without the life that radiates emotions, choking, amplifies and often, very often, destroys.... More > “Wings of Love” is all that and much more. It’s love, passion, anger, hurt but never resignation. Already resignation, that you feel when there’s a whole world collapses on him, when the foundations of our lighthouse and give us wreck abyss, and the abyss is just off the work of Mimma, daughter, wife, mother and woman that here, in these white sheets, she stripped herself, spoke of himself without restraint with his heart in his hand and a trembling pen that left to live all the feelings are mixed and contradict each other in his mind. It is said often that everything is broken by death, that when the lady in black, with his feral eyes, approaches us leaves only aridity and tears;...< Less

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