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Rose in Bloom

Louisa May Alcott - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
In this sequel to Eight Cousins we find the title character Rose returning from a two year trip traveling the world. Rose, a wealthy woman, finds herself the object of many suitors, but how can she tell who loves her for her and who loves her for ...
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The Sea Wolf

Jack London - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
"The danger lay in the heavy fog which blanketed the bay, and of which, as a landsman, I had little apprehension." This is the first line that the listener hears in this tale of a man uprooted and thrust into the unfamiliar and dangerous world of ...
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Mark Twain - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
For use in schools and libraries only. A 19th-century New Englander wakes up in King Arthur's Age of Chivalry for a hilarious tale of anachronisms, romantic history, and biting social satire.
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The Beautiful and Damned

F. Scott Fitzgerald - 2009 - Fiction - Full view
THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED, first published in 1922, is F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel. It tells the story of Anthony Patch (a 1920s socialite and presumptive heir to a tycoon's fortune), the relationship with his wife Gloria, his service in ...
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The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde - 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - Limited preview
The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891). This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty, selfless love ...
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Ursula

Honore De Balzac - 2008 - Fiction - Limited preview
URSULA tells the story of a young girl who is left without means when her relative dies and it is discovered that his will has been destroyed. The mystery is eventually solved through supernatural means.
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The Gilded Age

Mark Twain - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
"The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today" is the collaborative work of Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirized the era of political greed and corruption that followed the American Civil War. This period is often referred to as "The Gilded Age ...
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The Jungle

Upton Sinclair - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
1906 bestseller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon descends into ...
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Just So Stories

Rudyard Kipling - 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - Limited preview
Just So Stories is Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of animal fables and poetry. The following stories are included in the collection along with Kipling's original illustrations: How The Whale Got His Throat, How The Camel Got His Hump, How ...
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Tales of The Jazz Age

F. Scott Fitzgerald - 2005 - Fiction - Limited preview
"Tales of the Jazz Age" is a collection of stories and dramas that exemplifies a classic period in American history. At the beginning of the roaring twenties it was a period in which Jazz, a truly American art form, would become the most popular ...
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