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The Young Carthaginian By G. A. Henty
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About the Author- George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories... More > that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885). -Wikipedia Excerpt - CHAPTER I : THE CAMP IN THE DESERT It is afternoon, but the sun's rays still pour down with great power upon rock and sand. How great the heat has been at midday may be seen by the quivering of the air as it rises from the ground and blurs all distant objects. It is seen, too, in the attitudes and appearance of a large body of soldiers encamped in a grove.< Less
The Young Duke By Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli
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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: Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS (21... More > December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation conservatism or "Tory democracy". He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire. He is the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth.Disraeli was born in London. His father left Judaism after a dispute at his synagogue; young Benjamin became an Anglican at the age of 12. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Disraeli< Less
Bildungsroman Anthology: Bronte - Jane Eyre, Crane - Red Badge of Courage, Dickens - David Copperfield, Fielding - History of Tom Jones, Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, Goethe - Sorrows of Young Werther, Joyce - Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man By Various Authors
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A Bildungsroman tells about the growing up or coming of age of a sensitive person who is looking for answers and experience. The genre evolved from folklore tales of a dunce or youngest son going out... More > in the world to seek his fortune. Usually in the beginning of the story there is an emotional loss which makes the protagonist leave on his journey. In aBildungsroman, the goal is maturity, and the protagonist achieves it gradually and with difficulty. The genre often features a main conflict between the main character and society. In this anthology you can read 10 amazing representatives of the genre: Charlotte Brontë Charlotte - Jane Eyre, Stephen Crane - The Red Badge of Courage, Charles Dickens - David Copperfield, Henry Fielding - History of Tom Jones, F. Scott Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, J. W. Goethe - The Sorrows of Young Werther, James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Jack London - Martin Eden, Voltaire – Candide and D. H. Lawrence – Sons and Lovers.< Less
The Dead Men's Song Being the Story of a Poem and a Reminiscent Sketch of its Author Young Ewing Allison By Champion Ingraham Hitchcock
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Classic Version (Annotated, Quotes, Author's Biography, Other Features) By James Joyce
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Written by James Joyce and published in 1916, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was named the number three book on the Modern Library’s list of best novels of the 20th century –... More > with Joyce’s later masterpiece, Ulysses, clocking in at number one. Yet Portrait is significant in its own right, as a prototype for the writer’s mature style, the stream of consciousness prose which is as mesmerizing as it is challenging. Following the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual growth of Stephen Dedalus, a quasi-autobiographical figure for the author himself, Portrait is by turns provocative, amusing and profound.< Less
When Phil Met Bill Autumn 2014 By The Author
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When Phil Met Bill tells the story of a naive young lad who meets the Devil and is turned into a musical genius, ready to do battle with a new God on the scene...
Page Thirteen - The Book (author's edition) By David A Myers
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Jimmy Mason was a good kid in a tough city. New Orleans in the ‘70s was a town where good and evil not only strove for dominion, but regularly rubbed elbows. Tragedy in the lives of good people... More > were often the fruit of this unholy coexistence. Such was the heartbreaking scenario that led Jimmy and his widowed mother to the mountains of north Alabama with the hope of starting a new life. One would have expected that Jimmy, a highly recruited high school athlete, would have had a better than average chance at thriving in his new environment. Unfortunately, evil is unconstrained by city limits or even by geographic borders and the young man once again finds himself confronted by the worst society has to offer. This story, the result of investigation and research by a Jefferson Parish character referred to locally as “Easy”, grabs a snapshot out of Jimmy’s heart, character, and life at a point at which the boy progresses into manhood.< Less
Stories by American Authors (Volume 4) By John William De Forest
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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 Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
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Successward: A Young Man's Book for Young Men By Edward William Bok
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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: The Edward W. Bok Technical High School was a public high school... More > in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by Irwin Catharine and named after Edward William Bok. It was completed in February 1938 by the Public Works Administration (WPA) as a vocational high school at 8th & Mifflin Streets. As part of the Philadelphia Public Schools' Multiple Property Submission, the school was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in December, 1986. Bok High School was reorganized in 2006-2007 to prepare students for jobs in modern technology. After the 2012-2013 school year, the school was closed.The building was constructed from 1935-1938 based on the designs of Philadelphia School Board architect Irwin Catharine. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_W._Bok_Technical_High_School< Less

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