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The Lesser Bourgeoisie By Honore de Balzac
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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: Katherine Prescott Wormeley (January 14, 1830 – August 4,... More > 1908) was an American nurse in the Civil War, author, editor, and translator of French language literary works. Her first name is frequently spelled as "Katharine".Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the daughter of a naval officer, Katherine Prescott Wormeley emigrated to the United States at a young age.During the American Civil War, she, with noted landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and the Rev. Henry Bellows, played a role in the work of the United States Sanitary Commission, a civilian agency set up to coordinate the volunteer efforts of women and men who wanted to contribute to the war effort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Prescott_Wormeley< Less
The Come Back (Esprios Classics) By Carolyn Wells
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Carolyn Wells wrote a total of more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor, and children's books. According to her autobiography, The Rest of My... More > Life (1937), she heard That Affair Next Door (1897), one of Anna Katharine Green's mystery novels, being read aloud and was immediately captivated by the unraveling of the puzzle. From that point onward she devoted herself to the mystery genre. Among the most famous of her mystery novels were the Fleming Stone Detective Stories. The Clue (1909) is on the Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone list of essential mysteries. She was also the first to conduct an annual series devoted to the best short crime fiction of the previous year in the U.S., beginning with The Best American Mystery Stories of the Year (1931) (though others had begun a similar British series in 1929).< Less
The Wasted Generation By Owen Johnson
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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: Owen McMahon Johnson (August 27, 1878 – January 27, 1952)... More > was an American writer best remembered for his stories and novels cataloguing the educational and personal growth of the fictional character Dink Stover. The "Lawrenceville Stories" (The Prodigious Hickey, The Tennessee Shad, The Varmint, Skippy Bedelle, The Hummingbird), set in the well-known prep school, invite comparison with Kipling's Stalky & Co. A 1987 PBS mini-series was based on them.He was born in New York City, the son of Robert Underwood Johnson and his wife Katharine, née McMahon, and attended Lawrenceville School, founding and editing the Lawrenceville Literary Magazine, known as The Lit. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Johnson_(writer)< Less
Turkish Migration Conference 2016 - Programme and Abstracts Book By Ibrahim Sirkeci et al.
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The Turkish Migration Conference 2016 is the fourth event in this series, we are proud to organise and host at the University of Vienna, Austria. Perhaps given the growing number of participants and... More > variety in scope of research and debates included at the Conference, it is now an established quality venue fostering scholarship in Turkish Migration Studies. Over the last five years, we have seen over 1000 abstracts submitted to the conference and year on year the number of accepted presentations grew. This year, the conference accommodates over 350 presentations by hundreds of academics from all around the World. The Migration Conference attracting such a healthy number of academics is a good indicator of the success and means the conference serving its purpose and offer a good opportunity for scholarly exchange and networking. Main speakers include Jeffrey Cohen, Ibrahim Sirkeci, Philip Martin, Gudrun Biffl, Karen Phalet, Samim Akgönül, and Katharine Sarikakis.< Less
MEMOIRES du MARQUIS D'ARGENSON, 1825 By j.m. gallanar,editeur
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Rene d'Argenson foreign minister under Louis XV wrote entensive memoires and a number of political and literary treatises. He was a friend of the French Philosophes. The MEMOIRES, 1825 is the first... More > of three editions published after his death and edited by his son. Other editions include the following: (1)Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Memoires et Journal inedit du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris, 1857-1858, 5 tomes. (2)Journal et Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris 1859-1867, Rathery edition, 9 tomes. (3)Journal du Regne de Louis XV,Paris,2002 11 tomes.(4) Journal and Memoires of the Marquis d'Argenson, abridged and translated, Katharine Wormeley, editor, 1901, 2 volumes.< Less
MEMOIRES du MARQUIS D'ARGENSON, 1825 By j.m. gallanar,editeur
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Rene d'Argenson foreign minister under Louis XV wrote entensive memoires and a number of political and literary treatises. He was a friend of the French Philosophes. The MEMOIRES, 1825 is the first... More > of three editions published after his death and edited by his son. Other editions include the following: (1)Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Memoires et Journal inedit du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris, 1857-1858, 5 tomes. (2)Journal et Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris 1859-1867, Rathery edition, 9 tomes. (3)Journal du Regne de Louis XV,Paris,2002 11 tomes.(4) Journal and Memoires of the Marquis d'Argenson, abridged and translated, Katharine Wormeley, editor, 1901, 2 volumes.< Less
Murder in Any Degree By Owen Johnson
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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: Owen McMahon Johnson (August 27, 1878 – January 27, 1952)... More > was an American writer best remembered for his stories and novels cataloguing the educational and personal growth of the fictional character Dink Stover. The "Lawrenceville Stories" (The Prodigious Hickey, The Tennessee Shad, The Varmint, Skippy Bedelle, The Hummingbird), set in the well-known prep school, invite comparison with Kipling's Stalky & Co. A 1987 PBS mini-series was based on them.He was born in New York City, the son of Robert Underwood Johnson and his wife Katharine, née McMahon, and attended Lawrenceville School, founding and editing the Lawrenceville Literary Magazine, known as The Lit. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Johnson_(writer)< Less
Max Fargus By Owen Johnson
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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: Owen McMahon Johnson (August 27, 1878 – January 27, 1952)... More > was an American writer best remembered for his stories and novels cataloguing the educational and personal growth of the fictional character Dink Stover. The "Lawrenceville Stories" (The Prodigious Hickey, The Tennessee Shad, The Varmint, Skippy Bedelle, The Hummingbird), set in the well-known prep school, invite comparison with Kipling's Stalky & Co. A 1987 PBS mini-series was based on them.He was born in New York City, the son of Robert Underwood Johnson and his wife Katharine, née McMahon, and attended Lawrenceville School, founding and editing the Lawrenceville Literary Magazine, known as The Lit. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Johnson_(writer)< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less

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