The story of a lady who appoints herself as a housemaid when the family, headed by Philosophy Professor Paul Ward, is in financial crisis. She makes herself indispensable, immediately. The tale takes place in northern Indiana, much in...
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- Author: Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel)Summary:
- Author: Goncharov, Ivan AleksandrovichSummary:
Oblomov is the best known novel by Russian writer Ivan Goncharov, first published in 1859. Oblomov is also the central character of the novel, often seen as the ultimate incarnation of the superfluous man, a symbolic character in 19th-...
- Author: TACITUS, Publius CorneliusSummary:
a history of the reigns of the four Roman Emperors succeeding Caesar Augustus. The surviving parts of the Annals extensively cover most of the reigns of Tiberius and Nero. The title Annals was probably not given by Tacitus, but derives...
- Author: Burroughs, Edgar RiceSummary:
- Author: Marshall, LoganSummary:
This is a detailed and accurate account of the most awful marine disaster in history, constructed from the real facts as obtained from those on board who survived
- Author: SHAKESPEARE, WilliamSummary:
Dramatised version of one of Shakespeare's more involved plays. Shakespeare's comedy about Spanish courtiers who unsuccessfully swear off relationships with women
- Author: Chase, ThorntonSummary:
Published as The Bahai Revelation in 1909, this work was one of the most comprehensive and accurate introductions to the Bah
- Author: HITLER, AdolfSummary:
Mein Kampf is a book by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. It combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology. Hitler began the dictation of the book while imprisoned for what he considered to be "...
- Author: Byers, S. H. M. (Samuel Hawkins Marshall)Summary:
The writer served as private, sergeant and adjutant in his regiment, the 5th Iowa, till captured at Chattanooga November 1863. Released by Gen. Sherman at Columbia February 1865, he served on that general's staff the rest of the...
- Author: NOURSE, Alan EdwardSummary:
These Five Stories were written by Alan Edward Nourse, an American science fiction (SF) author and physician. He wrote both juvenile and adult science fiction, as well as nonfiction works about medicine and science. His SF works...
- Author: GIBBON, EdwardSummary:
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went...
- Henry Ford's Own Story: how a farmer boy rose to the power that goes with many millions, yet never lost touch with humanityAuthor: LANE, Rose WilderSummary:
Rose Wilder Lane was a newspaper reporter, free-lance writer, political activist, and the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" series of popular children's books. In this biography of Henry Ford...
- Author: Australian Government, Productivity CommissionSummary:
An overview of a disability insurance scheme proposed by the Australian Government, Productivity Commission in Feb 2011
- Author: Kipling, RudyardSummary:
The experiences in public school, Sandhurst and military life in India of Major George Cottar together with his adventures in the dream world he discovers and frequents.
- Author: Collodi, CarloSummary:
Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino il titolo del romanzo ottocentesco che ha come protagonista un notissimo personaggio di finzione, appunto Pinocchio, burattino di legno al centro di celeberrime avventure. Si tratta di...
- Author: ARISTOTLESummary:
On Generation and Corruption (Ancient Greek: ???? ???????? ??? ??????, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione, also known as On Coming to Be and Passing Away) is a treatise by Aristotle. Like many of his texts, it is both scientific and...
- Author: GARNER, TammySummary:
A short guide on the home production of cosmetic creams.
- Author: Field, Henry M.Summary:
The history of the laying of the first trans-atlantic telegraph cable.
- Author: Wing, PaulSummary:
Paul Wing, one of our favorite storytellers, narrates this charming tale about Edgar, a baby elf that grows much too fast. The whimsical sleeve artwork is by illustrator Rea Irvin, who produced over 100 covers for The New Yorker...
- Author: HARDY, ThomasSummary:
Our heroine, Anne Garland, lives quietly in a rural community deep in the English countryside. However, the arrival of several regiments preparing for an expected invasion brings colour and chaos to the county. A graceful and charming...