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Loafing Along Death Valley Trails; A Personal Narrative Of People And Places

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William Caruthers


William Caruthers was a retired newspaperman who spent 25 years listening to stories told by the inhabitants of Death Valley. This 1951 book…

William Again

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Richmal Crompton


Fourteen more stories about William Brown. William is a mischievous eleven year old who is puzzled by the adult world, which is no less puzz…

The Man Without A Country And Other Tales

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Edward Everett Hale


Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman. Hale first came to notice as a writer in 1859, when he contri…

The Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale For Tired Men

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Max Beerbohm


Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist. The Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale for Tir…

A Shepherd's Life; Impressions Of The South Wiltshire Downs

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William Henry Hudson


Hudson wrote this classic work in 1910; it is admiringly mentioned by many other writers. It focuses on the memories of a head shepherd, Ca…

Campaigning With Grant

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Horace Porter


In the last year of the American Civil War, Horace Porter served as aide-de-camp to General Ulysses S. Grant, then commander of all the armi…

Kaffir, Kangaroo, Klondike; Tales Of The Gold Fields

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Thaddeus William Henry Leavitt


Seven short stories. - Summary by david wales

Tales Of The Trail; Short Stories Of Western Life

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Henry Inman


This 1898 collection of thirteen previously published articles exhibits the acute perception of one of the most popular writers of the late …

The Tower Of London

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Arthur Poyser


Description. History. “… those who read this book and have no opportunity of visiting the Tower expect that the characters in the moving d…

The Loot Of Cities

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Arnold Bennett


Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century.…

In Exile and Other Stories

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Mary Hallock Foote


Six short stories by Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938), an American author and illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories…

That Pup

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Ellis Parker Butler


A puppy, unannounced and unordered, arrives in a crate at Mr. Murchison's house. Humorous events follow. - Summary by david wales

Theodore Roosevelt; An Address Delivered Before The Congress Of The United Stat…

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Henry Cabot Lodge


A biographical encomium delivered on the occasion of Roosevelt's death. Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. (1858 – 1919) was an Amer…

The Cathedral

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Hugh Walpole


Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (1884 – 1941) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the c…

Escape From The Confederacy

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Benjamin F. Hasson


Benjamin F Hasson was a Union officer in the Civil War of the United States. After being captured by the Confederacy, he escaped from a pris…

A Fleet In Being; Notes Of Two Trips With The Channel Squadron

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Rudyard Kipling


[Kipling] became involved in the debate over the British response to the rise in German naval power known as the Tirpitz Plan to build a fle…

Through Glacier Park; Seeing America First With Howard Eaton (version 2)

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


This is the first of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park. (The other is e…

The Mirror Of Kong Ho

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Ernest Bramah


This 1905 tongue-in-cheek book is ostensibly the letters of a dutiful son to his Chinese father describing his encounter with and experience…

Christmas Eve At Swamp's End

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Norman Duncan


Four selected chapters from The Measure Of A Man; A Tale of the Big Woods, by Norman Duncan. What could be more Christmasy than: Babies, esp…

Modern Essays

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Christopher Morley


Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

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