W.D., Did You Hear Me?

Author: Nicole Kalmbach

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491811137

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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"W.D...." "W.D., time to get up!" "W.D., did you hear me?" Come and join W.D as he uses his imagination to do everything but what he is supposed to do.

Mark My Words

Author: W.D. Foster

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781414063737

Category: Fiction

Page: 504

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"Mark My Words" is a saga about Allan Christopher and his family. Allan is a self-made, African-American multimillionaire approaching sixty. He and his wife Maureen have been married for forty years, and they have eight children and seventeen grandchildren. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, starting out with nothing but family, very high intelligence, ambition, and drive. Graduating from high school at age sixteen, he worked his way through trade school to become an electrician. He was confronted with discrimination and prejudice, especially in the workplace. In his drive to succeed and refusal to be held down, he opened a fix-it shop in Chicago, and through hard work and determination turned it into a multi-million-dollar electronics corporation. He's "made his mark." For the last twenty-five years, his home has been a thirty-room estate in Evanston, Illinois. He's very articulate, and is among the Who's Who of Black America. His company is among those listed in the Fortune 500. He enjoys fine cars, like his collection of vintage automobiles. His children are educated and successful in their own right. He has contributed greatly to the community, considered to be one of its "movers and shakers." His business and social connections are numerous, and he faithfully attends church on Sundays. But has he made it? With the advent of his sixtieth birthday, his character, his past and his beliefs come into focus, honor and question as his story is told through the eyes of his family... including his four gay children... and with it his impact on their lives. The time is May 1988; the place, Chicago.

The Complete Short Stories of W.D. Howells (Illustrated Edition)

Christmas Every Day, Boy Life, Between the Dark and the Daylight, The Daughter of the Storage and Other Things in Prose and Verse, A Fearful Responsibility, Buying a Horse & many more

Author: William Dean Howells

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8075838378

Category: Fiction

Page: 385

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This unique collection of William Dean Howells' complete short stories has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of the Atlantic Monthly as well as his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day", and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria. Howells is known to be the father of American realism, and a denouncer of the sentimental novel. He was the first American author to bring a realist aesthetic to the literature of the United States. His stories of Boston upper crust life set in the 1850s are highly regarded among scholars of American fiction. Table of Contents: Introduction WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS by Charles Dudley Warner Short Stories Christmas Every Day Turkeys Turning the Tables The Pony Engine and the Pacific Express The Pumpkin Glory Butterflyfutterby and Flutterbybutterfly Adventures in a Boy's Town Life in a Boy's Town Games and Pastimes Glimpses of the Larger World The Last of a Boy's Town A Sleep and a Forgetting The Eidolons of Brooks Alford A Memory that Worked Overtime A Case of Metaphantasmia Editha Braybridge's Offer The Chick of the Easter Egg A Daughter of the Storage A Presentiment Captain Dunlevy's Last Trip The Return to Favor Somebody's Mother The Face at the Window An Experience The Boarders Breakfast is My Best Meal The Mother-Bird The Amigo Black Cross Farm The Critical Bookstore A Feast of Reason City and Country in the Fall Table Talk The Escapade of a Grandfather Self-Sacrifice A Fearful Responsibility At the Sign of the Savage Tonelli's Marriage Buying a Horse Reminiscences and Autobiography A Boy's Town Years of My Youth

Philip Larkin: Letters to Monica

Author: Philip Larkin

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571264611

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 496

View: 1984

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Philip Larkin met Monica Jones at University College Leicester in autumn 1946, when they were both twenty-four; he was the newly-appointed assistant librarian and she was an English lecturer. In 1950 Larkin moved to Belfast, and thence to Hull, while Monica remained in Leicester, becoming by turns his correspondent, lover and closest confidante, in a relationship which lasted over forty years until the poet's death in 1985. This remarkable unpublished correspondence only came to light after Monica Jones's death in 2001, and consists of nearly two thousand letters, postcards and telegrams, which chronicle - day by day, sometimes hour by hour - every aspect of Larkin's life and the convolutions of their relationship.

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin:

Author: Charles Darwin,Frederick Burkhardt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521255912

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 752

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"This volume inaugurates a complete edition of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. For the first time full authoritative texts of Darwin's letters are available, edited according to modern textual editorial principles and practice. The first volume of the edition contains the letters of the years 1821-1836. They begin with one written to Darwin at the age of twelve and continue through his school days at Shrewsbury, his two years as a medical student at Edinburgh, the undergraduate years at Cambridge, and his five years of exploration and learning during the voyage of the Beagle. These were Darwin's years of initiation and preparation for a life of science. In the earliest letters Darwin appears already keenly interested in natural history and an avid collector of minerals, plants, marine invertebrates, and insects - especially beetles. The letters of the succeeding years tell the story of the young Darwin's development up to his return to England when, at the age of twenty-seven, he was received as a colleague by Charles Lyell, Adam Sedgwick, and other leading scientists, who had already heard of his discoveries and observations during the Beagle voyage." --Publisher description.

Look What They Done to My Song

A Novel

Author: John McCluskey

Publisher: Random House (NY)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 251

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An odyssey of a contemporary young black jazzman searching for his identity and a place in life.

Along the Edge of America

Author: Peter Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395877371

Category: Travel

Page: 319

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Chronicles a two-year journey along the Gulf Coast, from the Florida Keys to the border of Mexico, and shares the author's encounters with people he met along the way

Delphi Complete Works of Laurence Sterne (Illustrated)

Author: Laurence Sterne

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 1909496723

Category: Fiction

Page: 3491

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This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Laurence Sterne, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sterne's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL the novels sermons and letters, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Includes Sterne's JOURNAL TO ELIZA, discovered many years after his death - appearing here for the first time in digital print * Rare non-fiction texts often missed out of collections * Features two biographies - discover Sterne's literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Satires And Novels A Political Romance The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy A Sentimental Journey The Sermons The Sermons Of Laurence Sterne The Letters Letters From Yorick To Eliza Original Letters Of The Late Reverend Mr. Laurence Sterne Letters Of The Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne To His Most Intimate Friends The Non-fiction Journal To Eliza Yorick’s Meditations Upon Various Interesting And Important Subjects Explanatory Remarks Upon The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy: Wherein, The Morals And Politics Of This Piece Are Clearly Laid Open, By Jeremiah Kunastrokius, M.d. The Beauties Of Sterne The Biographies Memoirs Of The Life And Family Of The Late Reverend Mr. Laurence Sterne, Written By Himself Sterne By H.d. Traill Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Common Sense From A Common Man

The Common Man's Guide to Creating Money

Author: Jacob C. Larson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781456744250

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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Do you know what to do with a dollar? Regardless of where you work or what you are paid your answer to that fundamental question will often determine the level of your success financially. If your mental response to that question was to save 10% of the dollar, give away 10% of it and use what is left to spend, then you have answered correctly. By saving 10% of the dollar you begin to develop a financial reserve to be used towards developing additional means of creating money. By giving away 10% of the dollar you tap into the laws of giving and receiving which is explained in further detail in the book. What is left of the dollar is yours to spend and in reading this book your thoughts on how you choose to spend it will change. This book will give you insight into some of those basic money truths and show you how to apply them. Starting with the back ground of the author's quest for money creation. Common Sense about creating money helps you determine what sources you currently have available to you and gives you examples of how to develop those sources into viable resources of money creation. Throughout the course of time the fundamental basics about money have not changed. But the application of those basics have to become a part of your money creating plan. One that is unique to you and your situation. Only then will you put yourself in the position to "Create" Money.

The Swimming-Pool Library

Author: Alan Hollinghurst

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409002268

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Young, gay, William Beckwith spends his time, and his trust fund, idly cruising London for erotic encounters. When he saves the life of an elderly man in a public convenience an unlikely job opportunity presents itself - the man, Lord Nantwich, is seeking a biographer. Will agrees to take a look at Nantwich’s diaries. But in the story he unravels, a tragedy of twentieth-century gay repression, lurk bitter truths about Will’s own privileged existence.

Comedies

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

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