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Books and Habits, from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn By Lafcadio Hearn
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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: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/hɜːrn/; 27 June 1850 –... More > 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲? ), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.Hearn was born in and named for the island of Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Islands, on 27 June 1850.:p. 3 He was the son of Surgeon-Major Charles Bush Hearn (of County Offaly, Ireland) and Rosa Antoniou Kassimatis, a Greek woman of noble Kytheran lineage through her father, Anthony Kassimatis. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafcadio_Hearn< Less
Kokoro Lafcadio Hearn By Arlie Piasecki
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sleeve before her face era she begins to nod. In this second-class railway-carriage there are now three women asleep in a row, all with faces screened by the left sleeve, and all swaying together... More > with the rocking of the train, like lotos-flowers in a soft current. (This use of the left sleeve is either fortuitous or instinctive; probably instinctive, as the right hand serves best to cling to strap or seat in case of shock.) The spectacle is at o< Less
Some Chinese Ghosts By Lafcadio Hearn
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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: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/hɜːrn/; 27 June 1850 –... More > 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲? ), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.Hearn was born in and named for the island of Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Islands, on 27 June 1850.:p. 3 He was the son of Surgeon-Major Charles Bush Hearn (of County Offaly, Ireland) and Rosa Antoniou Kassimatis, a Greek woman of noble Kytheran lineage through her father, Anthony Kassimatis. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafcadio_Hearn< Less
Gombo Zhebes : Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs By Lafcadio Hearn
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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: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/hɜːrn/; 27 June 1850 –... More > 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲? ), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.Hearn was born in and named for the island of Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Islands, on 27 June 1850.:p. 3 He was the son of Surgeon-Major Charles Bush Hearn (of County Offaly, Ireland) and Rosa Antoniou Kassimatis, a Greek woman of noble Kytheran lineage through her father, Anthony Kassimatis. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafcadio_Hearn< Less
Chita: A Memory of Last Island By Lafcadio Hearn
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Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things By Lafcadio Hearn
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Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (怪談, Kaidan?, also Kwaidan (archaic)), often shortened to Kwaidan, is a book by Lafcadio Hearn that features several Japanese ghost... More > stories and a brief non-fiction study on insects. It was later used as the basis for a movie called Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi in 1964.Kaidan is Japanese for "ghost story".Hearn declares in his introduction to the first edition of the book, which he wrote on January 20, 1904, shortly before his death, that most of these stories were translated from old Japanese texts. He also states that one of the stories — Yuki-onna — was told to him by a farmer in Musashi Province, and his was apparently the first record of it, both by his own account and according to the research of modern folklorists. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwaidan:_Stories_and_Studies_of_Strange_Things Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
La Cuisine Creole By Lafcadio Hearn
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La Cuisine Creole: A Collection of Culinary Recipes, From Leading Chefs and Noted Creole Housewives, Who Have Made New Orleans Famous for its Cuisine, published by Lafcadio Hearn. This is one of the... More > great classics of Creole cuisine. It was anonymously printed in 1885 but its authorship by the famed writer Lafcadio Hearn is generally accepted. Hearn tells us that Creole cookery partakes of the nature of its birthplace - New Orleans - blending the characteristics of the American, French, Spanish, Italian, West Indian and Mexican. Influences from Native Americans, African Americans, and others in the American melting pot. We find Gombo Filee and Okra Gombo, Bouille-abaisse, Grenouilles Frites, Pain Perdu, Sangaree, and a splendid collection of fish, seafood and game recipes. There are also instructions on The Service of Wine and a large number of recipes for drinks and cocktails, including Grand Brule, Gin Fiz, Jamaica Rum Punch, New Orleans Toddy, and four different versions of Pousse Cafe.< Less
Gombo Zh&Egrave;Bes By Lafcadio Hearn
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Gombo ZhÈBes by Lafcadio Hearn.Please visit our Spotlight at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/challengemyreading for more books.
Kimiko and Other Japanese Sketches By Lafcadio Hearn
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KIMIKO AND OTHER JAPANESE SKETCHES BY LAFCADIO HEARN. Published by HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY in 1923. Lafcadio Hearn known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo was an international writer,... More > known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.< Less
Kokoro : Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life (Illustrated) By Lafcadio Hearn
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As an interpreter of Japan to the West, Lafcadio Hearn was without parallel in his time. In Kokoro, his 15 collected essays examine the inner spiritual life of Japan. Sometimes touching and always... More > compelling, the writings here tell the stories of the people and social codes that make Japan the unique place it is.< Less

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