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Canyon de Chelly; The Story of its Ruins and People

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Zorro A. Bradley


A 1973 U.S. government publication describing the history and physical characteristics of this Arizona national monument within the boundari…

Remarkable Rogues: The Careers of Some Notable Criminals of Europe and America

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Charles Kingston


The title and subtitle pretty much say it all. Twenty biographical sketches of people you would not want your son or daughter to marry. (Sum…

The Crimson Gardenia And Other Tales Of Adventure

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Rex Beach


Published in 1916, this book collects eleven stories originally published in several different magazines. Beach’s adventure stories were im…

The Garden Of Folly

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Stephen Leacock


A 1924 collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English s…

The Wheel Of Time

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Henry James


Fanny Knocker is a very, very plain young woman. She is introduced to the extremely handsome, thoroughly impoverished, younger son of an old…

Members of the Family

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Owen Wister


Members of the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries…

Dog Ghosts

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Elliott O'Donnell


Stories in which ghosts of dogs figure. This is chapter 2, Apparitions Of Dogs, of the book Animal Ghosts Or, Animal Hauntings and the Here…

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

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Variousandalexander Jessup


Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omi…

The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories

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Owen Wister


This is the fifth published book of Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises ei…

Cecilia de Noël

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Mary Elizabeth Hawker


Cecilia de Noël is an original and cleverly told ghost story, published in 1891. The story is told, Rashomon-like, from six different v…

Recollections of Oscar Wilde

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Franz Blei


This 1906 collection of memories of Oscar Wilde is by friends. Wilde said that his genius was his life; only his talent was in his works. (S…

Infamous Day: Marines At Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941

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Robert James Cressman


Historical overview and personal reminiscences published in 1992. Pearl Harbor attack 7 December 1941. Part of U.S. Government U.S. Marine…

A Cathedral Singer

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James Lane Allen


New York City in the early 20th century, a boy with an angelic voice, his devoted mother, the great Episcopal Cathedral of Saint John The Di…

Abaft The Funnel

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Rudyard Kipling


"Men in pajamas sitting abaft the funnel and swapping lies of the purple seas." Thirty one early short stories by the master story…

Stories From Wagner

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J. Walker McSpadden


Eleven stories of eleven operas by Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold. Die Walküre. Siegfried. Götterdämmerung. Parsifal. Lohengrin. Ta…

The Times' Red Cross Story Book By Famous Novelists Serving In His Majesty's Fo…

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Various


These eighteen stories were published in 1915, in the midst of World War I. "Published For The Times' Fund For The Sick And Wounded&qu…

The Measure Of A Man; A Tale Of The Big Woods

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Norman Duncan


A tale of a singular man at work among lumber-jacks. Duncan's droll style and tongue-in-cheek viewpoint keep the reader and listener much en…

Visits To The Dead In The Catacombs Of Rome

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George Washington Greene


This essay of a cultured observer, for many years United States consul in Rome, appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol 10, issue 59,…

Tales of English Minsters: Hereford

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Elizabeth W. Grierson


This short book was originally written for children, though adults will also find it worthwhile. It tells interesting history of Hereford i…

The Best British Short Stories of 1922

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Various and Walter de la Mare


Twenty-four short stories by famous and not-so-famous British authors. (Summary by David Wales) Note: A shortened section 21 was replaced o…

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