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South Sea Tales By Gudmundur Kamban
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South Sea Tales (1911) is a collection of short stories written by Jack London. Most stories are set in island communities, like those of Hawaii, or are set aboard a ship. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Sea_Tales_(1911) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_London< Less
Volume 2770, Guy Kan --- Guðmundur Arason By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2770, Guy Kan---Guðmundur Arason Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 2771, Guðmundur Arasson --- Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2771, Guðmundur Arasson---Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture... More > towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Hadda Pada By Carl Lumholtz
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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: Guðmundur Kamban (8 June 1888 – 5 May 1945) was an... More > Icelandic playwright and novelist.He was born near Reykjavík, son of a merchant of an old and well known Icelandic family. He graduated from the College of Reykjavík, where he received honoris causa in literature and language. While still at college, he was made assistant editor of the best known newspaper in Iceland, edited by Björn Jónsson. In 1906 his psychic abilities were also investigated by the Experimental Society founded by Einar Hjörleifsson Kvaran: as a clairvoyant, he succeeded in divining the contents of closed books, and as an automatic writer he penned works supposedly by Hans Christian Andersen, Jónas Hallgrímsson, and Snorri Sturluson. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gu%C3%B0mundur_Kamban< Less

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