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The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2012 - 928 pages
" In 1940, the prolific author and historian Philip Van Doren Stern produced this volume as a guide to Lincoln's life through his writings. Stern's "Life of Abraham Lincoln" is a full biography of the man and includes a detailed chronology.
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Philosophy - 2013 - 560 pages
The entirety of the first three books of that masterpiece along with the complete Social Contract are included in this indispensable volume.
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American Fairy Tales

L. Frank Baum - Fiction - 2014 - 116 pages
This is a collection of twelve short stories, or as Baum put it "modern tales about modern fairies".
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The Duel

Anton Chekhov - Fiction - 2012 - 132 pages
He spends much of his time figuring out how to get away from Nadyezhda, whom he has grown to hate. Nadyezhda herself is bored and has affairs. Von Koren, another character in the story, is an arrogant man of science.
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The Portable Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Literary Collections - 2009 - 400 pages
Celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth with this new edition of his greatest speeches and writings Abraham Lincoln endowed the American language with a vigor and moral energy that has all but disappeared from today's public ...
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Paradise Regained

John Milton - Poetry - 2004 - 68 pages
The splendid "stand at bay" of the discovered tempter -- "'Tis true I am that spirit unfortunate" -- in the first book; his rebuke of Belial in the second, and the picture of the magic banquet (it must be remembered that, though it is ...
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Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert - Fiction - 2013 - 464 pages
The story of Emma’s adultery scandalized France when Madame Bovary was first published. Today, the heartbreaking story of Emma’s financial ruin remains just as compelling.
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A Life

Italo Svevo - Fiction - 2006 - 320 pages
Reprinted with a new cover in B format, A Life is the gruelling tale of the frustrated existence of a bank clerk with a poetic soul.
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