Download and read online Dear Valentine Letters in PDF and EPUB This Valentine's Day, show how much you care by sending Mad Libs valentines! Once you have filled in the blanks, these letters work just like any other valentine—simply fold, seal, and send to your sweetheart or friends! And because this book comes complete with U .S . postage regulation paper and adorable, custom-designed stickers, it's got everything you need to say it this Valentine's Day!
Download and read online Nobody s Valentine in PDF and EPUB "Valentine Alexa Leeper was born in Melbourne on Valentines Day, 1900, the daughter of Alexander Leeper (18481934), the brilliant but argumentative first Warden of Trinity College. Her long life might seem unremarkable: she lived simply in the family's Victorian suburban home, neither marrying nor travelling overseas, and was regarded by many as an eccentric, at times tiresome, blue-stocking. The hoard of letters Valentine Leeper wrote and received over nearly a century reveals her, however, as a remarkable woman. The letters also provide an intimate view of issues, great and small, of the turbulent twentieth century, through the eyes of a clear-minded observer. Valentine publicly condemned racism and any curtailing of freedom of speech, and extensively supported refugees and the rights of Aborigines and women. Like many women of her time and background, she was an active member of a network seeking social justice, but remained always her own person. At once a staunch traditionalist, and ahead of her time, she was a truly liberated woman"--Provided by publisher.
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Download and read online The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti in PDF and EPUB Commemorating the eightieth anniversary of Sacco and Vanzetti's execution- with a new cover and new foreword Electrocuted in 1927 for the murder of two guards in Massachusetts, the Italian- American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti defied the verdict against them, maintaining their innocence to the end. Whether they were guilty continues to be the subject of debate today. First published in 1928, Sacco and Vanzetti's letters represent one of the great personal documents of the twentieth century: a volume of primary source material as famous for the splendor of its impassioned prose as for the brilliant light it sheds on the characters of the two dedicated anarchists who became the focus of worldwide attention. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Download and read online I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in PDF and EPUB Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age—and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns that love for herself, the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (“I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare”) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read. “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity.”—James Baldwin From the Paperback edition.
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Download and read online The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw Plays Novels Articles Lectures Letters and Essays in PDF and EPUB This carefully crafted ebook: “The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw: Plays, Novels, Articles, Lectures, Letters and Essays” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) was an Irish playwright, essayist, novelist and short story writer and wrote more than 60 plays. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Academy Award (1938). Content: Novels: Cashel Byron’s Profession An Unsocial Socialist Love Among The Artists The Irrational Knot Plays: Widowers’ Houses The Philanderer Mrs. Warren’s Profession The Man Of Destiny Arms And The Man Candida You Never Can Tell The Devil’s Disciple Captain Brassbound’s Conversion Caesar And Cleopatra The Gadfly or The Son of the Cardinal The Admirable Bashville Man And Superman John Bull’s Other Island How He Lied To Her Husband Major Barbara Passion, Poison, And Petrifaction The Doctor’s Dilemma The Interlude At The Playhouse Getting Married The Shewing-Up Of Blanco Posnet Press Cuttings Misalliance The Dark Lady Of The Sonnets Fanny’s First Play Androcles And The Lion Overruled Pygmalion Great Catherine The Music Cure O’Flaherty, V. C. Macbeth Skit Glastonbury Skit The Inca Of Perusalem Augustus Does His Bit Skit For The Tiptaft Revue Annajanska, The Bolshevik Empress Heartbreak House Back To Methuselah The War Indemnities! Saint Joan The Glimpse Of Reality Fascinating Foundling The Apple Cart Too True to Be Good Village Wooing On the Rocks Beauty’s Duty The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles The Six of Calais Arthur and the Acetone The Millionairess Cymbeline Refinished Geneva “In Good King Charles’ Golden Days” Miscellaneous Works: What do Men of Letters Say? Do We Agree? On Socialism The Miraculous Revenge The Perfect Wagnerite Letter to Beatrice Webb The New Theology Memories of Oscar Wilde The Revolutionist’s Handbook Maxims For Revolutionists The New Theology Memories of Oscar Wilde The Intelligent Women’s Guide Letter to Frank Harris How These Doctors Love One Another! The Black Girl in Search of God The Political Madhouse...
Download and read online Letters from Amelia in PDF and EPUB Letters from Amelia began with the discovery of four neglected cardboard boxes in an attic in Berkeley, California. Inside were more than 100 revealing letters the legendary pilot wrote to her beloved mother. The first was a four-year-old's thank-you note. The last, three short lines, was written just prior to her final 1937 flight when she vanished into a Pacific mist of conjecture. Fitted together, they portray the evolution to adulthood of a warm, sensible, fun-loving tomboy who would become the first woman to fly the Atlantic solo. Amid these captivating letters, Jean L. Backus skillfully weaves accounts of Earhart and her family's joys and squabbles from an aristocratic mother who was the first woman to scale Pike's Peak to husband George Putnam who made her a media sensation, secured financing for her flights, and led her to reject any "medieval code of faithfulness." Written under all conditions - in school, on trains, at the White House - the engrossing messages show devotion, wisdom, and a hilarious talent for playing with the English language, as well as a rare ability to stand apart from her own legend. Letters from Amelia is an apt testimony to the totality of an extraordinary person.
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Download and read online The Letters of Rudyard Kipling in PDF and EPUB 'The letters bring the man marvellously alive...a perfect bedside book and an important contribution to Kipling scholarship.' - Ian McIntyre, Times Volume 3 of Kipling's Letters covers the decade 1900-10, the years in which Kipling published Kim, Just So Stories, The Five Nations, Traffics and Discoveries, Puck of Pook's Hill, Actions and Reactions, and Rewards and Fairies. The narrative of his life includes the years in South Africa during and after the Boer War, his move to Bateman's in Sussex, his increasing involvement in the politics of preparedness and the growing record of his honours, culminating in the Nobel Prize.
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