Thoughts in Prison

In Five Parts. Viz. The Imprisonment. The Retrospect. Public Punishment. The Trial. Futurity. By the Rev. William Dodd, LLD. To which are Added, His Last Prayer, ... and Other Miscellaneous Pieces

Author: William Dodd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English poetry

Page: 251

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Very Good Lives

The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316369144

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world famous author addresses some of life's most important questions with acuity and emotional force. Sales of VERY GOOD LIVES will benefit both Lumos, a non-profit international organization founded by J.K. Rowling, which works to end the institutionalization of children around the world, and university-wide financial aid at Harvard University.

In and Out of Rebel Prisons

Author: Alonzo Cooper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: New York (State)

Page: 335

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A personal account of a Civil War battle which led to the capture and imprisonment of the author along with many Union soldiers, followed by a first hand account of prison life in Confederate prisons and the successful escape by the author and his experiences in traveling over 400 miles through Confederate territory to get back to friendly lands. With an appendix of 26 pages of names, ranks, and military units of Union officers imprisoned in Macon, Georgia.

The Examiner

A Weekly Paper on Politics, Literature, Music and the Fine Arts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

“The” Athenaeum

Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music and the Drama

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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