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Eugene By John G Smith
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After a tough tour of duty as an RAF conscript, Eugene returns home from war-ravaged Burma. He is unexpectedly excluded from the family business and sets out to succeed in business by exploiting the... More > opportunities that present themselves in post-war Britain. For all his success Eugene still mourns the loss of the beautiful young Burmese nurse named Chit, who tenderly nurtured him back to life. Their relationship was brutally shattered when he was dragged away from her, arrested for fraternising with a local. Eugene is forced to make a life-changing decision – marry Chit, face court martial and a possible death sentence, or return home. Not knowing whether he’ll ever see his first love again? Eugene is driven to succeed but family tragedies ensue – his older brother commits suicide and his brother-in-law is killed in a mining accident. Eugene finds himself thriving at a time when the rest are going to wrack and ruin. But greed and self-interest take their toll and disintegration looms.< Less
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Diary of Eugene Gitz By Eugene Gitz
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World War I personal diary of Eugene Gitz. 1918 to 1919. Copy of original diary.
EUGENE & COMPANY By AMANDA BOEKELHEIDE
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‘Eugene & Company’ is the most recent and first published collection of poems by performer and writer Amanda Boekelheide. Created as part of a poets' group loosely based around the... More > restaurant ‘Eugene & Co.’ between 2017-2018, these 36 poems span a year of life in BedStuy, Brooklyn and are dedicated to the author’s Oma, who lived in Eugene, Oregon until her death in 2018.< Less
Eugene Pickering By Henry James
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Essays in Eugenics By SIR FRANCIS GALTON
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SIR FRANCIS GALTON Essays in Eugenics Sir Francis Galton, born at Birmingham, England, in 1822, was a grandson of Dr. Erasmus Darwin. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1844. Galton... More > travelled in the north of Africa, on the White Nile and in the western portion of South Africa between 1844 and 1850. Like his immortal cousin, Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Galton is a striking instance of a man of great and splendid inheritance, who, also inheriting wealth, devotes it and his powers to the cause of humanity. He published several books on heredity, the first of which was "Hereditary Genius." The next "Inquiries into Human Faculty," which was followed by "Natural Inheritance." The "Essays in Eugenics" include all the most recent work of Sir Francis Galton since his return to the subject of eugenics in 1901.< Less
The adventures of Eugene By John G Smith
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Eugene was a butcher-boy. When he was only twelve years old he could make sausages and pies and cut up joints of meat. But, when he was eighteen, he was sent to Burma to drop rice from an aeroplane... More > to villagers starving in the jungle. The Japanese soldiers were running scared. Eugene fell in love with a beautiful Burmese girl named Chit but when he returned to England, she was not allowed to come with him. They were both very sad. Years later he married Dorothy and they opened only the second supermarket in England. Things started to go wrong. There was an explosion down a coal mine, a terrible car crash and then Dorothy died: but how? Worse was to come. Two brothers disappeared without trace and then a farmer’s dog sniffed out a man’s arm buried in a field. The police came to see Eugene. Had he killed his brothers after a family argument?< Less
Eugene Onegin By Alexander Pushkin
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Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the emotions and... More > destiny of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone, it also portrays a large cast of other characters and offers the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, often in a highly satirical vein. Eugene Onegin was Pushkin's own favourite work, and it shows him attempting to transform himself from romantic poet into realistic novelist.< Less
Eugene Onegin By Aleksandr Pushkin
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Eugene Onegin is a novel in verse written by Alexander Pushkin. It is a classic of Russian literature, and its eponymous protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes.... More > It was published in serial form between 1825 and 1832. The first complete edition was published in 1833, and the currently accepted version is based on the 1837 publication. Almost the entire work is made up of 389 stanzas of iambic tetrameter with the unusual rhyme scheme "AbAbCCddEffEgg", where the uppercase letters represent feminine rhymes while the lowercase letters represent masculine rhymes. This form has come to be known as the "Onegin stanza" or the "Pushkin sonnet." The rhythm, innovative rhyme scheme, the natural tone and diction, and the economical transparency of presentation all demonstrate the virtuosity which has been instrumental in proclaiming Pushkin as the undisputed master of Russian poetry.< Less
The Memoirs of Eugene Edmonds By Eugene G. Edmonds
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A prisoner of war during World War II and a NASA photographer during the glory days of spaceflight, Eugene Edmonds witnessed firsthand the two defining events of the 20th century. In these pages, he... More > recalls an amazing life--from a humble childhood in rural Virginia, to his ordeal as a captive of the Nazis, to his long fulfilling career as a cameraman in America's space program.< Less

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