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Life is...a Coming of Age Memoir
Alf Wood Life is...a Coming of Age Memoir
  • English
  • 67869 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 1561
  • 9

Life can be wonderful; then again, life can be a total mess especially for a young boy just emerging from childhood into puberty and adulthood. Being a teenager can be a bitch at the best of times but when trying to cope with a family break-up it is even tougher. The foll... Read more...

Keywords: Coming of age memoir, youth, childhood, break up, puberty, adult, naughty, funny, teenager

$1.99

Black Dragon Red Sun
R. Sanchez Black Dragon Red Sun

The Vietnam War

  • English
  • 56240 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 92
  • 7

Complete organized chaos for the new guys would begin as we landed in Vietnam. Organized chaos, seemed like a contradiction in terms, but after a few weeks in Vietnam, it seemed plausible. We would be organized militarily, but we would have to break the bad habit, of tryi... Read more...

Keywords: War, Combat, Vietnam, Military, Marines

$2.99

Life On The Mississippi
Mark Twain Life On The Mississippi
  • English
  • 131220 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 123
  • 4

Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War. The book begi... Read more...

Keywords: life on the mississippi, mark twain, mark twain memoir, autobiography, travel book, american literature

$0.99

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • English
  • 40396 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 206
  • 3

Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland. He was not sure of the exact year of his birth, but he knew that it was 1817 or 1818. As a young boy he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where... Read more...

Keywords: the narrative of, the life of, fredrick douglass, autobiography, us history, slavery, history

$0.99

Alexander the Great
Jacob Abbott Alexander the Great
  • English
  • 51722 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 222
  • 3

Alexander the Great was a king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa,... Read more...

Keywords: alexander the great, biography, jacob abbott, history, military history, empire, hellenism, great conqueror

$0.99

Cleopatra
Jacob Abbott Cleopatra
  • English
  • 60772 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 118
  • 3

Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra originally ruled jointly with her father, Ptolemy XII Auletes, and later with her brothers, Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV, whom she married as per Egyptian custom, but eventually she became sole ruler. As pha... Read more...

Keywords: cleopatra, queen of egypt, biography jacob abbott, bio, antony and cleopatra, julius ceasar, the roman empire, ancient egypt, history, egyptian history, roman history

$0.99

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
James Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • English
  • 84781 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 328
  • 2

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman in a modernist style, it traces the intellectual and religio-philosophical awakening of young Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce and an allusion to Daedalus,... Read more...

Keywords: the portrait of the artist, as a young man, james joyce, modern literature, autobiography, irish literature

$0.99

The Life of Michelangelo
John Symonds The Life of Michelangelo
  • English
  • 186303 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 94
  • 2

Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such... Read more...

Keywords: the life of, michelangelo, biography of michelangelo, biography, art history, renaissance history, italian art, italian history, renaissance art

$2.99

The Confessions of Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau The Confessions of Rousseau
  • English
  • 272802 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 198
  • 2

The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau is notable as one of the first major autobiographies. Prior to his writing the Confessions, the two great autobiographies were Augustine's own Confessions and Saint Teresa's Life of Herself. Both of these works, however, focused on t... Read more...

Keywords: the confessions of, jean jacques rousseau, autobiography, memoirs, romanticism, philosophy, french literature

$0.99

Confessions of an Opium Eater
Thomas De Quincey Confessions of an Opium Eater
  • English
  • 37006 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 100
  • 2

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) addiction and its effect on his life. The Confessions was "the first major work De Quincey published and the one which won him fame almo... Read more...

Keywords: confessions, of an opium eater, thomas de quincey, memoir, autobiographical, history, drug addiction

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