The Mark Twain Encyclopedia

Author: Christie Graves Hamric

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780824072124

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 848

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"A model reference work that can be used with profit and delight by general readers as well as by more advanced students of Twain. Highly recommended." - Library Journal The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain includes more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries that cover a full variety of topics on this major American writer's life, intellectual milieu, literary career, and achievements. Because so much of Twain's travel narratives, essays, letters, sketches, autobiography, journalism and fiction reflect his personal experience, particular attention is given to the delicate relationship between art and life, between artistic interpretations and their factual source. This comprehensive resource includes information on: Twain's life and times: the author's childhood in Missouri and apprenticeship as a riverboat pilot, early career as a journalist in the West, world travels, friendships with well-known figures, reading and education, family life and career Complete Works: including novels, travel narratives, short stories, sketches, burlesques, and essays Significant characters, places, and landmarks Recurring concerns, themes or concepts: such as humor, language; race, war, religion, politics, imperialism, art and science Twain's sources and influences. Useful for students, researchers, librarians and teachers, this volume features a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry also includes a bibliography for further study.
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Kleine Stadt der großen Träume

Roman

Author: Fredrik Backman

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104905002

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Platz 1 der schwedischen Bestsellerliste und Platz 4 der New York Times Bestsellerliste: der bewegende neue Roman von Fredrik Backman, Autor des Welterfolgs ›Ein Mann namens Ove‹. »Backmans Meisterwerk: kunstvoll, emotional und zutiefst menschlich.« New York Journal of Books Wer glaubt noch an Björnstadt? Es liegt viel zu weit hinter den dunklen Wäldern im Norden. Doch die Menschen hier halten zusammen. Und sie teilen eine Leidenschaft, die sie wieder mit Stolz erfüllen könnte. Die den Rest der Welt an Björnstadt erinnern könnte. Deshalb liegen alle Träume und Hoffnungen nun auf den Schultern ein paar junger Björnstädter. Noch ahnt keiner in der Stadt, dass sich ihre Gemeinschaft über Nacht für immer verändern wird.
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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain

Author: J.R. LeMaster,James D. Wilson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135881359

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 888

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"A model reference work that can be used with profit and delight by general readers as well as by more advanced students of Twain. Highly recommended." - Library Journal The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain includes more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries that cover a full variety of topics on this major American writer's life, intellectual milieu, literary career, and achievements. Because so much of Twain's travel narratives, essays, letters, sketches, autobiography, journalism and fiction reflect his personal experience, particular attention is given to the delicate relationship between art and life, between artistic interpretations and their factual source. This comprehensive resource includes information on: Twain’s life and times: the author's childhood in Missouri and apprenticeship as a riverboat pilot, early career as a journalist in the West, world travels, friendships with well-known figures, reading and education, family life and career Complete Works: including novels, travel narratives, short stories, sketches, burlesques, and essays Significant characters, places, and landmarks Recurring concerns, themes or concepts: such as humor, language; race, war, religion, politics, imperialism, art and science Twain’s sources and influences. Useful for students, researchers, librarians and teachers, this volume features a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry also includes a bibliography for further study.
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Potsdam, NY

Author: Potsdam Public Museum (Potsdam, N.Y.)

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738536507

Category: History

Page: 128

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Red sandstone, lumber, paper, cows, and college students feature prominently in Potsdam. With its selection of two hundred stunning photographs, the book records aspects of life in Potsdam from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s. Located on the Racquette River between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains, the town is one often that were created in 1787 to promote settlement of New York State. Education has played an important role in Potsdam since 1816, when St. Lawrence Academy opened. The success of the academy led to the establishment in 1866 of a normal school, the forerunner of Potsdam College, with its renowned Crane School of Music.
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Appalachian ChildrenÕs Literature

An Annotated Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786460199

Category: Social Science

Page: 355

View: 1673

This comprehensive bibliography includes books written about or set in Appalachia from the 18th century to the present. Titles represent the entire region as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission, including portions of 13 states stretching from southern New York to northern Mississippi. The bibliography is arranged in alphabetical order by author, and each title is accompanied by an annotation, most of which include composite reviews and critical analyses of the work. All classic genres of children’s literature are represented.
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Simon Kenton: His Life and Period

1755-1836

Author: Edna Kenton

Publisher: Ravenio Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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This essential biography contains the following chapters: Introduction I. Kentucky the Strange Land II. Early Life and the Flight From Virginia (1755-1771) III. In Kentucky (1771-1774) IV. Lord Dunmore’s War (1774) V. He Finds the Cane-Lands of Kentucky (1775) VI. Kenton and Clark (1776-1778) VII. His Captivity and Escape (1778-1779) VIII. On Indian Campaigns With Clark (1780-1782) IX. Kenton’s Station (1783-1789) X. His Indian Campaigns (1790-1793) XI. Last Years in Kentucky (1794-1798) XII. Early Days in Ohio (1799-1813) XIII. The Unfortunate Years (1814-1826) XIV. The Latter Years (1827-1836) XV. The Portraits and the Man
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School Library Journal

SLJ.

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's libraries

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Books kids will sit still for 3

a read-aloud guide

Author: Judy Freeman

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

ISBN: 9781591581635

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 915

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Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.
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Publishers Weekly

The American Book Trade Journal

Author: R.R. Bowker company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

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The New Yorker

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

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A. B. Bookman's Weekly

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Booksellers and bookselling

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Christian Nation

"righteousness Exalteth a Nation".

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

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Ein Mann namens Ove

Roman

Author: Fredrik Backman

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104028060

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 8889

Alle lieben Ove: der Nummer-1-Bestseller aus Schweden. Eine Geschichte über Freundschaft, Liebe, das richtige Werkzeug und was sonst noch wirklich zählt im Leben – witzig, rührend, grummelig, großartig. Haben Sie auch einen Nachbarn wie Ove? Jeden Morgen macht er seine Kontrollrunde und schreibt Falschparker auf. Aber hinter seinem Gegrummel verbergen sich ein großes Herz und eine berührende Geschichte. Seit Oves geliebte Frau Sonja gestorben ist und man ihn vorzeitig in Rente geschickt hat, sieht er keinen Sinn mehr im Leben und trifft praktische Vorbereitungen zum Sterben. Doch dann zieht im Reihenhaus nebenan eine junge Familie ein, die als Erstes mal Oves Briefkasten umnietet ...
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Hoard's Dairyman

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cattle

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Antiquarian Bookman

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiquarian booksellers

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