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Works: 1,251 works in 1,585 publications in 3 languages and 24,951 library holdings
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The Epistles of Paul the Apostle by Inc NetLibrary( file )
in English and held by 3,532 libraries worldwide
Little dorrit by Charles Dickens( file )
in English and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
Little Dorrit grows up in Marshalsea prison, where her father is confined for his debts, and she helps to feed the family with her needlework until her father receives an inheritance when she is in her teens, and more problems ensue
The first Epistle of the Apostle Paul to Philemon by Inc NetLibrary( file )
in English and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
The second Epistle of the Apostle Paul to Timothy by Inc NetLibrary( file )
in English and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
The first Epistle of the Apostle Paul to the Hebrews by Inc NetLibrary( file )
in English and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
She stands accused being a series of accounts of the lives and deeds of notorious women ... by Victor MacClure( file )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Common sense 1776 by Thomas Paine( file )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
When my country, into which I had just set foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir, wrote Paine. This pamphlet, which he had published in 1776, put into print the word every man was thinking but no man dared say: Independence! It captured the imagination of the colonists as no other document had
A land of little rain by Mary Austin( file )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) moved with her family from Illinois to the desert on the edge of the San Joaquin Valley in 1888. In the next fifteen years she moved from one desert community to another, working on her sketches of desert and Indian life. Spending the last years of her life in Santa Fe, Austin remained a lifelong defender of Native Americans and was recognized as an expert in Native American poetry. The land of little rain (1903), Austin's first book, focuses on the arid and semi-arid regions of California between the High Sierras south of Yosemite: the Ceriso, Death Valley, the Mojave Desert; and towns such as Jimville, Kearsarge, and Las Uvas. She writes of the region's climate, plants, and animals and of its people: the Ute, Paiute, Mojave, and Shoshone tribes; European-American gold prospectors and borax miners; and descendants of Hispanic settlers
Renascence and other poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay( file )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Title poem plus 22 other works, including: "Interim," "Sorrow," "Ashes of Life," "Three Songs of Shattering," other poems revealing lyric beauty, romanticism. Lists of titles and first lines
What is man? by Mark Twain( file )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Although Mark Twain is revered as a master of American fiction, he was also known in his time for possessing a remarkable facility with the essay form. This collection of surprisingly insightful non-fiction and fiction pieces showcases Twain's astounding breadth as a writer. A must-read for fans of Twain's no-nonsense prose
Literary and social speeches by Charles Dickens( file )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
American notes for general circulation by Charles Dickens( file )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A travelogue of Dickens's five-month trip to America in 1842, in which he shares his impressions of Boston, Broadway, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and other places; and a chronicle of the author's 1844 tour of Italy
My bondage and my freedom by Frederick Douglass( file )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Autobiography of the nineteenth-century abolitionist who advocated the full freedom of the blacks
The Communist manifesto : annotated text by Karl Marx( file )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Presents an annotated edition of the 1848 treatise on the economic, political, and social conditions of the working class, which served as the platform of the Communist League; and includes a historical and philosophical introduction, and a chronology of events surrounding the document's publication
Project Gutenberg ( file )
4 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Offers a searchable collection of public domain books. Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works and to encourage the creation and distribution of free eBooks and other materials available to the public
The Koran (Al-Qur'an) ( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The Child's Day ( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The story of the Mormons: from the date of their origin to the year 1901 by William Alexander Linn( file )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The life of General Francis Marion : a celebrated partisan officer, in the revolutionary war, against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Georgia by M. L Weems( file )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Presents Mason L. "Parson" Weems's embellished 1824 biography of Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, South Carolina's "Swamp Fox," whose guerrilla tactics against the British deemed him uncatchable and inspired the 2000 film "The Patriot."
Amusements in mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
430 PUZZLES, PROBLEMS, PARADOXES, AND BRAIN TEASERS
 
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