You are here

Biography

My Life in the South

Description: 

My Life in the South is written by Jacob Stroyer. Mr. Stroyer's account of his experience in slavery and during the war is of great interest and value as a trustworthy description of the condition and life of slaves by one of themselves.

Price: $0.00

The History of Mary Prince

Description: 

The History of Mary Prince is written by Mary Prince. The idea of writing Mary Prince's history was first suggested by herself. She wished it to be done, she said, that good people in England might hear from a slave what a slave had felt and suffered;

Price: $0.00

Whittier-land

Description: 

Whittier-land is written by Samuel T. Pickard. This volume is designed to meet a call from tourists who are visiting the Whittier shrines at Haverhill and Amesbury in numbers that are increasing year by year. Besides describing the ancestral homestead and its surroundings, and the home at Amesbury, an attempt is made to answer such questions as naturally arise in regard to the localities mentioned by Whittier in his ballads of the region.

Price: $0.00

The Twin Hells

Description: 

The Twin Hells is written by John N. Reynolds. Those who desire to peruse works that tell about Heaven only, are urged to drop this book and run. I was an inmate of the Kansas penitentiary for sixteen months, and make mention of what came under my own observation in connection with what I experienced.

Price: $0.00

A Tramp's Notebook

Description: 

A Tramp's Notebook is written by Morley Roberts. How much bitter experience a man keeps to himself, let the experienced say, for they only know. For my own part I am conscious that it rarely occurs to me to mention some things which happened either in England or out of it, and that if I do, it is only to pass them over casually as mere facts that had no profound effect upon me.

Price: $0.00

Three Years on the Plains

Description: 

Three Years on the Plains is written by Edmund B. Tuttle. The interest which boys are taking in all that relates to our Indian tribes, and the greediness they manifest in devouring the sensational stories published so cheaply, filling their imaginations with stories of wild Indian life on the plains and borders, without regard to their truthfulness, cannot but be harmful;

Price: $0.00

The Road

Description: 

The Road is written by Jack London. What Mr. London did so graphically for the poorest quarters of London a few years ago, he now does for the American underworld of the tramp and hobo, a territory in which his young Wanderlust led him far afield.

Price: $0.00

A Poor Man's House

Description: 

A Poor Man's House is written by Stephen Sydney Reynolds. Primarily the book aims at presenting a picture of a typical poor man's house and life. Incidentally, certain conclusions are expressed which--needless to say--are very tentative and are founded not alone on this poor man's house.

Price: $0.00

Japanese Memories

Description: 

Japanese Memories is written by Ethel Howard. The contents of this book are primarily personal experiences of a seven years' stay in the house of a Japanese nobleman, having been gleaned from jottings in my diary and such reminiscences as my memory recalls.

Price: $0.00

From Bull Run to Appomattox

Description: 

From Bull Run to Appomattox is written by Luther W. Hopkins. While there are some things about war that we should forget, there are many things that ought never to be forgotten, but should be handed down from sire to son all through the ages that are to come.

Price: $0.00

Pages

..