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A Personal Record By Joseph Conrad
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An autobiographical work, first published in 1912. It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences. Notoriously unreliable and digressive in... More > structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author's life. It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer's Folly.< Less
A Personal Record By Joseph Conrad
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A Personal Record is writer Joseph Conrad's autobiography. The writing is lyrical and atmospheric and commonly believed to be somewhat embellished. It does, however, give great insight into his... More > Polish childhood, his sailing adventures and his aspirations in the eyes of the British public. It also documents the process of writing Almayer's Folly. The preface to the work contains the much-quoted lines: "Those who read me know my conviction that the world, the temporal world, rests on a few very simple ideas; so simple that they must be as old as the hills. It rests notably, among others, on the idea of Fidelity."< Less
A Personal Record By Emily Constance Baird Cook
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A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad, published in 1912.It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some... More > Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences.Notoriously unreliable and digressive in structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author's life. [citation needed] It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer's Folly.It provides a glimpse of how Conrad wished to be seen by his British public, as well as being an atmospheric work of art. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Personal_Record Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Personal Record By Joseph Conrad
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A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad, published in 1912.It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some... More > Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences.Notoriously unreliable and digressive in structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author's life. [citation needed] It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer's Folly.It provides a glimpse of how Conrad wished to be seen by his British public, as well as being an atmospheric work of art. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Personal_Record Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service By Erskine Childers
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Carruthers, a minor official in the Foreign Office is contacted by an acquaintance, Davies, asking him to join in a yachting holiday in the Baltic Sea. Carruthers agrees, as his other plans for a... More > holiday have fallen through. He arrives to find that Davies has a small sailing boat, not the comfortable crewed yacht that he expected. Davies gradually reveals that he suspects that the Germans are undertaking something sinister in the German Frisian islands, based on his belief that he was nearly wrecked by a German yacht luring him into a shoal in rough weather. Carruthers and Davies sail back to the Frisian Islands and spend some time exploring the shallow tidal waters of the area, moving closer to the mysterious site where there is a rumoured secret treasure recovery project in progress. They are watched by a German navy patrol boat, which warns them away from the area.< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
Two Years Before The Mast By Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
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Richard Henry Dana, sent down from Harvard because of ill health, took the kill or cure option. He spent the next two years on an open sailing ship, costal trading in American and the Pacific.... More > Delicate and educated Dana fought with weather conditions men and the wild oceans. He recorded his time on under sail before it would be lost to the more certain power of steam. The result is this book which is a classic in adventures, and an original history of the period.< Less
Two Years Before The Mast By Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
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Richard Henry Dana, sent down from Harvard because of ill health, took the kill or cure option. He spent the next two years on an open sailing ship, costal trading in American and the Pacific.... More > Delicate and educated Dana fought with weather conditions men and the wild oceans. He recorded his time on under sail before it would be lost to the more certain power of steam. The result is this book which is a classic in adventures, and an original history of the period.< Less

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