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Author : P. G. Wodehouse
language : en
Publisher: The Floating Press
Release Date : 2012-03-01
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The renowned British humorist takes on his own early career in this fictionalized account of how he got his start in the publishing world. Wodehouse's alter ego "James Orlebar Cloyster" stumbles and fumbles his way through ignominious assignments and false starts, but ultimately achieves success on his own terms.
Author : Richard Rose
language : en
Publisher: Chatham House Pub
Release Date : 1991
Download The Postmodern President written by Richard Rose and has been published by Chatham House Pub this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1991 with Biography & Autobiography categories.
&BAD:quot;Richard Rose has produced an exceptional book, not just about presidents but also about how they connect&BAD:mdash;or fail to connect&BAD:mdash;with Washington and the world. His unique comparative approach&BAD:mdash;blending process with politics and policy&BAD:mdash;results in an insightful, engaging treatment of the presidency and its place in the broader American system.&BAD:quot;&BAD:mdash; I.M. Destler, University of Maryland
Author : Ron Chernow
language : en
Release Date : 2010-10-05
Download Washington written by Ron Chernow and has been published by Penguin this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2010-10-05 with Biography & Autobiography categories.
A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical. Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one volume biography of George Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his adventurous early years, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as America's first president. In this groundbreaking work, based on massive research, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography Ron Chernow's new biography, Grant, will be published by Penguin Press in October 2017. “Truly magnificent… [a] well-researched, well-written and absolutely definitive biography” –Andrew Roberts, The Wall Street Journal “Superb… the best, most comprehensive, and most balanced single-volume biography of Washington ever written.” –Gordon S. Wood, The New York Review of Books “A truly gripping biography of George Washington... I can’t recommend it highly enough—as history, as epic, and, not least, as entertainment. It’s as luxuriantly pleasurable as one of those great big sprawling, sweeping Victorian novels.” –Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash Broadway musical Hamilton has sparked new interest in the Revolutionary War and the Founding Fathers. In addition to Alexander Hamilton, the production also features George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Aaron Burr, Lafayette, and many more.
Author : Edith Ellis
language : en
Publisher: Hay House Incorporated
Release Date : 2006
Download An Autobiography Of George Washington written by Edith Ellis and has been published by Hay House Incorporated this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2006 with Biography & Autobiography categories.
This book, with a Foreword by best-selling author Caroline Myss, is a fascinating example of channeled literature, adding a very human personality to the stiff figure of George Washington often seen in his portraits. Here, we encounter a three-dimensional Washington, replete with his loves, fears, philosophy, and repeated encounters with the spirit world. This is an unforgettable and intimate view of the Founding Father of America, as told to Edith Ellis.
Author : Gregory David Roberts
language : en
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date : 2012-06-28
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A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. 'In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail. Then, in case anyone thought he was slacking, he acted in Bollywood and fought with the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan . . . Amazingly, Roberts wrote Shantaram three times after prison guards trashed the first two versions. It's a profound tribute to his willpower . . . At once a high-kicking, eye-gouging adventure, a love saga and a savage yet tenderly lyrical fugitive vision.' Time Out
Author : Katharine Hepburn
language : en
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Release Date : 2011-10-12
Download Me written by Katharine Hepburn and has been published by Ballantine Books this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2011-10-12 with Biography & Autobiography categories.
Admired and beloved by movie audiences for over sixty years, four-time Academy Award-winner Katharine Hepburn is an American classic. Now Miss Hepburn breaks her long-kept silence about her private life in this absorbing and provocative memoir. A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book of the Year A Book-of-the-Month-Club Main Selection NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.
Author : Mary Norris
language : en
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 2015-04-06
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“Hilarious. . . . This book charmed my socks off.” —Patricia O’Conner, New York Times Book Review Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice. Between You & Me features Norris's laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation, and usage—comma faults, danglers, "who" vs. "whom," "that" vs. "which," compound words, gender-neutral language—and her clear explanations of how to handle them. Down-to-earth and always open-minded, she draws on examples from Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Henry James, and the Lord's Prayer, as well as from The Honeymooners, The Simpsons, David Foster Wallace, and Gillian Flynn. She takes us to see a copy of Noah Webster's groundbreaking Blue-Back Speller, on a quest to find out who put the hyphen in Moby-Dick, on a pilgrimage to the world's only pencil-sharpener museum, and inside the hallowed halls of The New Yorker and her work with such celebrated writers as Pauline Kael, Philip Roth, and George Saunders. Readers—and writers—will find in Norris neither a scold nor a softie but a wise and witty new friend in love with language and alive to the glories of its use in America, even in the age of autocorrect and spell-check. As Norris writes, "The dictionary is a wonderful thing, but you can't let it push you around."