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1. Klee Wyck

Klee Wyck

An Apple Books Classic edition. One of Canadian artist Emily Carr’s paintings sold for more than .3 million in 2013, setting a record for work by a Canadian woman. And Carr was just as gifted as an author as she was a painter. In Klee Wyck she more
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by Emily Carr
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31.12.1941

2. Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne more
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by L.M. Montgomery
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01.01.1942

3. Up from Slavery: an autobiography

Up from Slavery: an autobiography

This is a preservation of significant incidents in the history of slavery in America that coincides with the life incidents of the author, Booker T. Washington, including the Reconstruction period. The author narrates his life struggles beginning with more
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by Booker T. Washington
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31.12.1914

4. Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing more
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by Paramahansa Yogananda
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19.06.2012

5. Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s spiritual memoir, in which he recounts the story of his divine journey and eventual conversion to Christianity. C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian more
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by C. S. Lewis
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22.06.2020

6. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave, Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the more
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by Frederick Douglass
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10.01.2006

7. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

This was such a wonderful book about a woman who endured under the most trying circumstances. She was a true inspiration. more
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by Harriet Ann Jacobs
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31.12.1860

8. Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want more
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by Sean Patrick
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13.05.2013

9. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

In this powerful memoir, former slave Frederick Douglass describes his brutal upbringing and eventual escape from slavery. Douglass combines his own experience with his advanced oratory skills to argue for the abolition of slavery. more
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by Frederick Douglass
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19.02.1895

10. Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

Do you know who created the paper bag machine or who researches invertebrate sea life at the world\'s largest museum and research complex? For too long, women’s contributions to science have widely gone untold. The Smithsonian Science Education more
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by Smithsonian Institution
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12.12.2020

11. Serial Killers: 130 Facts & Trivia

Serial Killers: 130 Facts & Trivia

A serial killer is a person who has killed more than three people within several months or even some years, with a break between murders. The cause is usually psychological (often sexual) satisfaction, though thrill more
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by Brian Berry
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22.04.2019

12. The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine

The young Augustine does, however, catch a passion for the pursuit of Philosophical truth, learning the doctrines of Manicheism, skepticism, and Neoplatonism. This last philosophy will have a profound influence on him-- theConfessions are perhaps more
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by Saint Augustine
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01.06.2002

13. Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell\'s personal account of his experiences and observations fighting for the POUM militia of the Republican army during the Spanish Civil War. The war was one of the defining events of his political outlook and a more
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by George Orwell
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26.02.2021

14. Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander gained the world, but at what cost? This book is an easy but fascinating read, providing insights and details into the life of one of history\'s most prominent, yet puzzling, figures. more
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by Jacob Abbott
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30.10.1879

15. The Story of a Soul (L\'Histoire d\'une Âme): The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

The Story of a Soul (L\'Histoire d\'une Âme): The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Marie Francoise Therese Martin, affectionately known as \'The Little Flower\', was born on January 2, 1873, in Alencon, France to Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin. She was the youngest and one of five surviving sisters of the nine Martin children more
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by de Lisieux Thérèse
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31.12.1896

16. The Beginner\'s American History

The Beginner\'s American History

The book’s object is to present clearly and accurately those facts and principles in the lives of some of the chief founders and builders of America which would be of interest and value to pupils beginning the study of our history. more
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by David Henry Montgomery
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01.01.1928

17. The Autobiography of St. Ignatius

The Autobiography of St. Ignatius

The autobiography does not cover the complete life of Ignatius. It begins abruptly in 1521 at the great turning point in the saint\'s life - his injury in the battle of Pamplona when the French occupied that town and attacked its citadel. It then more
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by Loyola Ignatius
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31.12.1555

18. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book. more
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by Benjamin Franklin
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31.12.1789

19. The Lost Children: Part 1 of 3

The Lost Children: Part 1 of 3

The Lost Children can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 1 of 3 (Chapters 1-4 of 25). You can read Part 1 two weeks ahead of release of the full-length eBook and paperback. First published in 1974 more
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by Mary MacCracken
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16.01.2014

20. Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809 . Previously, he was elected the second more
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by Thomas Jefferson
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04.07.2017

21. Jesus the Christ

Jesus the Christ

Jesus the Christ has been viewed by the LDS Church as a classic text on its teachings and beliefs concerning the life and ministry of Jesus.  \"One who gets the understanding, the vision, and the spirit of the resurrected Lord more
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by James Edward Talmage
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01.01.1933

22. Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography + The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography + The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Here you will find an extensive biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and the complete Sherlock Holmes collection. - Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography - A Study in Scarlet - The Sign of Four - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes more
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
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11.06.2017

23. De Profundis

De Profundis

From his cell in prison, Oscar Wilde wrote \"De Profundis, \" the detailed and unsparing revelation of his love and tragedy. more
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by Oscar Wilde
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29.11.1900

24. Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End

Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End

The character Count Dracula is well-known throughout the world. He is a dark, seductive, pale man wearing a cape. His gaze is quite literally captivating, and he has the strength of ten men. The story, written by Bram Stoker in 1897, has been retold more
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by Hourly History
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08.09.2016

25. Seven Pillars Of Wisdom [ By: T. E. Lawrence ]

Seven Pillars Of Wisdom [ By: T. E. Lawrence ]

Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the monumental work that assured T.E. Lawrence\'s place in history as \"Lawrence of Arabia.\" Not only a consummate military history, but also a colorful epic and a lyrical exploration of the mind of a great more
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by T.E. Lawrence
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30.08.2011

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