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Body Not Recovered: A Vietnam War/Protest Movement Novel
On June 17, 1966, the author's high school classmate, M. J. Savoy, was killed in a military plane crash into the South China Sea off the coast of Vietnam. The search for M. J. and his crewmates was...
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing ...
A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution
It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
Introduction to Cornelio Fabro
A brief biography of the priest, philosopher, and theologian.
Called: The Making & Unmaking of a Nun
Margaret Rogers grew up in a large family in a small town on the prairie, lively and free-spirited. But in high school, God called her. In 1963, she entered the convent to become Sister Zoe. And th...
Forty-one years in India
I would never have ventured to intrude upon the public with my personal reminiscences had I not been urged to do so by friends who, being interested themselves in what I was able to tell them of...
Glimpses of Bengal
The letters translated in this book span the most productive period of my literary life, when, owing to great good fortune, I was young and less known.
Youth being exuberant and leisure am...
Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877
The history of this volume can be given in a few words. Months ago I said to a beloved relative that during the greater part of my life I had more to do than I could well accomplish, and that now, ...
The volume into which Mr. Valentine Chirol has collected and republished his valuable series of articles in The Times upon Indian unrest is an important and very instructive contribution to the ...
Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan
The country to which the term Hindustan is strictly and properly applied may be roughly described as a rhomboid, bounded on the north-west by the rivers Indus and Satlej, on the south-west by the I...
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