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Green Stockings: A Comedy in Three Acts By A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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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: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 Dulwich, London –... More > 22 November 1948 London) was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime,The Four Feathers and is also known as the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective who was an early template for Agatha Christie's famous Hercule Poirot.His prolific output in short stories and novels were frequently made and remade into films during his lifetime; though many of the silent versions have been lost or forgotten, the Korda productions of Fire Over England (1937) and The Four Feathers (1939) remain enduring classics of British cinema.Alfred Mason was born in Camberwell. He studied at Dulwich College and graduated from Trinity College, Oxford in 1888. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._E._W._Mason< Less
The Spruce Street Tragedy or, Old Spicer Handles a Double Mystery By Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
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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: Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was... More > an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life. He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States.Cobb also wrote more than 60 books and 300 short stories. Some of his works were adapted for silent movies. Several of his Judge Priest short stories were adapted in the 1930s for two feature films directed by John Ford.Cobb was the second of four children born to Kentucky natives in Paducah, Kentucky. His maternal grandfather, Reuben Saunders, M.D., is credited with discovering in 1873 that hypodermic use of morphine-atropine halted cholera. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irvin_S._Cobb< Less
Prisoners of Hope: A Tale of Colonial Virginia By Mary Johnston
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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: Mary Johnston (November 21, 1870 – May 9, 1936) was an... More > American novelist and women's rights advocate from Virginia. She was one of America's best selling authors during her writing career and had three silent films adapted from her novels.The daughter of an American Civil War soldier who became a successful lawyer, Mary Johnston was born in the small town of Buchanan, Virginia. A small and frail girl, she was educated at home by family and tutors. She grew up with a love of books and was financially independent enough to devote herself to writing.Johnston wrote historical books and novels that often combined romance with history. Her first book Prisoners of Hope (1898) dealt with colonial times in Virginia as did her second novel To Have and to Hold (1900) and 1904's Sir Mortimer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Johnston< Less
The Abandoned Farmers His Humorous Account of a Retreat from the City to the Farm By Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
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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: Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was... More > an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life. He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States.Cobb also wrote more than 60 books and 300 short stories. Some of his works were adapted for silent movies. Several of his Judge Priest short stories were adapted in the 1930s for two feature films directed by John Ford.Cobb was the second of four children born to Kentucky natives in Paducah, Kentucky. His maternal grandfather, Reuben Saunders, M.D., is credited with discovering in 1873 that hypodermic use of morphine-atropine halted cholera. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irvin_S._Cobb< Less
The Four Corners of the World By A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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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: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 Dulwich, London –... More > 22 November 1948 London) was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime,The Four Feathers and is also known as the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective who was an early template for Agatha Christie's famous Hercule Poirot.His prolific output in short stories and novels were frequently made and remade into films during his lifetime; though many of the silent versions have been lost or forgotten, the Korda productions of Fire Over England (1937) and The Four Feathers (1939) remain enduring classics of British cinema.Alfred Mason was born in Camberwell. He studied at Dulwich College and graduated from Trinity College, Oxford in 1888. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._E._W._Mason< Less
1920s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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1920s Annandale was a busy place. There was the retail strip along Parramatta Road, the timber businesses on the harbour. In between, there were builders, fibrous plasterers, stonemasons and the... More > Pictures. Confectionery, Jam, Pianos and Radios were all being made in Annandale. Though change was coming, motor vehicles were crashing into pedestrians and posts, and injuring their occupants. Annandale remembered those who did not return from the War. The "Angel of Durban" came to say hello to some who did. 1920s Annandale saw the transition of the suburb from an exclusive residential suburb into a thriving hub of innovation, industry and entertainment. The Rein Family new theatre showed silent movies, and later talkies. The Beale Piano business was thriving, Harringtons set up a factory and flats began to appear. An Annandale Builder boasted of constructing the largest block of flats in Sydney. Keywords: Plaster, Inter-war, Golding, Grant, Freight, Rail, Wheat, Silos, Car Accidents, Industry, Film, Movies< Less

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