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"To Be an Author": Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905

by McElrath, Joseph

<p>Collected in this volume are the 1889--1905 letters of one of the first African-American literary artists to cross the "color line" into the de facto segregated American publishing industry of the turn of the century. Selected for inclusion ...

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"Who, What Am I?"

Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self

by Irina Paperno

<p> "God only knows how many diverse, captivating impressions and thoughts evoked by these impressions . . . pass in a single day. If it were only possible to render them in such a way that I could easily read myself and that others could read ...

ISBN: 9780801454950

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'Death, Thou shalt Die': The Life of John Donne

by Derek Parker

<p>John Donne rose from abject poverty to become Dean of St Pauls, and from being an unknown figure whose poetry was so erotic that it could only be circulated manuscript to being a distinguished man of the Church deeply uneasy to remember the ...

ISBN: 9781311952387

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ISBN: 1230000458788

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’Membering

by Austin Clarke

<i>2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature — Longlisted</i><br/> <i>2016 RBC Taylor Prize — Longlisted</i><br/> <br/> <b>The unforgettable memoir of Giller Prize–winning author and poet Austin Clarke, called “Canada’s first multicultural ...

ISBN: 9781459730366

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12 Edmondstone Street

by David Malouf

<p>Each house, like each place, has its own topography, its own lore. A complex history comes down to us, through household jokes and anecdotes, odd family habits, and irrational superstitions, that forever shapes what we see and the way in ...

ISBN: 9781409015550

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18 Days

by Sara Fiore

<p data-version='1.1'>There are moments when life slows down. We have to wait and we are both scared and hopeful. That’s how I spent the first 18 days of my daughter’s life. She was born and she was moved from one hospital to another in order to

ISBN: 9781507168516

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200 Weeks

by Gavin Richards

Narrated in the first person this is an account of the savage journey of a man who has not only been brushed by mortality but who is still in the process of trying to wrestle it to the ground ...

ISBN: 9780992817152

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2015 (Jul-Dec) - The Diary of Osric Martext

by Osric Martext

<p>Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between ...

ISBN: 9781311852205

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28 Days of Solitude

by B. L. Bruce

<p>Written during her twenty-eight-day stay in a small cabin in the remote mountain forests of Northern California, author B. L. Bruce chronicles the daily life of a writer at work. &nbsp;</p> <p>In the wake of her award-winning poetry ...

ISBN: 9780991450336

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30-Second Shakespeare: 50 key aspects of his work, life, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

by Ros Barber & Mark Rylance

<p>30-Second Shakespeare uses the unique approach of the bestselling 30-Second series to grapple with the work and influence of the world’s most famous playwright. This absorbing crash course takes the reader through what we know of his life, ...

ISBN: 9781782402923

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31 Days

A Memoir of Seduction

by Marcia Gloster

<div>Marcia Gloster was a college student traveling through Europe in the summer of 1963. When she arrived in Salzburg, Austria to study at Oskar Kokoschka’s School of Vision, she envisioned a month of intensive painting, never expecting to find

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31 Days

A Memoir of Seduction

by Marcia Gloster

<p>Marcia Gloster was a college student traveling through Europe in the summer of 1963. When she arrived in Salzburg, Austria to study at Oskar Kokoschka’s School of Vision, she envisioned a month of intensive painting, never expecting to find ...

ISBN: 9781943486434

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44 Works of G. K. Chesterton

by G. K. Chesterton

<p>44 Works of G. K. Chesterton<br /> <br /> Alarms and Discursions<br /> All Things Considered<br /> The Appetite of Tyranny: Including Letters to an Old Garibaldian<br /> Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens<br /> The ...

ISBN: 1230000807241

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My Life in Shoes

by Patricia Morrisroe

<b>A funny, poignant coming-of-age memoir told through the shoes that she wore.</b><br> <br>From baby booties to orthopedic brogues (and all the high and low heels in between) shoes mark important rites of passage, reminding us of both the good ...

ISBN: 9780698191112

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99 Bottles

by Erin Lee

<p data-version='1.1'><em>My name is Lisa. I'm the mother of three. I'm an enabler and the wife of an alcoholic. I’m sad. I’m hopeful. I’m scared. Despite more than a decade of living with an alcoholic, I’m still very much in love. Like so many ...

ISBN: 9781386123101

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A Bag of Marbles by Joseph Joffo (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>A Bag of Marbles</i> by Joseph Joffo is an autobiographical novel in which he tells the story of his journey through France with his brother ...

ISBN: 9782806270443

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A Bankrupt's Memoir

by Vincent Scardale

<p>2016, winter. A man sits alone outside a Leeds Insolvency Court, waiting to be discharged a bankrupt. Through <em>A Bankrupt's Memoir </em>and its recollections and tales, the author attempts to understand and resolve the emotional and ...

ISBN: 1230001292671

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A Belated Guest (Bret Harte), from Literary Friends and Acquaintances

by William Dean Howells

Short reminiscence of an encounter with Bret Harte. According to Wikipedia: "William Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 May 11, 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic... In 1858, he began to work at the Ohio State Journal where he ...

ISBN: 9781455387878

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A Book of Cats: Literary, Legendary and Historical

by Dorothy Margaret Stuart & Alan Sutton

<p>The cat a goddess, an enigma, a playmate and a friend. Dorothy M. Stuart approaches her subject along four main roads: archaeology, history, legend and literature. The Ancient Egyptian Mau is here; the enchanted cats of Irish legend; the Gib ...

ISBN: 1230001343144

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