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The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

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The Little Warrior

The Little Warrior


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE LITTLE WARRIOR by P. G. Wodehouse U.K. Title: Jill the Reckless CHAPTER ONE 1. Freddie Rooke gazed coldly at the breakfast-table. Through a gleaming eye-glass he inspected the revolting object which Parker, his faithful man, had placed on a plate before him. Parker His voice had a ring of pain. Sir Whats this Poached egg, sir. Freddie averted his eyes with a silent shudder. It looks just like an old aunt of mine, he said. Remove it He got up, and, wrapping his dressing-gown about his long ...

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Jill the Reckless

Jill the Reckless


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

JILL THE RECKLESS BY P. G. WODEHOUSE TO MY WIFE BLESS HER CHAPTER I THE FAMILY CURSE I Freddie Rooke gazed coldly at the breakfast-table. Through a gleaming eye-glass he inspected the revolting object which Barker, his faithful man, had placed on a plate before him. Barker His voice had a ring of pain. Sir Whats this Poached egg, sir. Freddie averted his eyes with a silent shudder. It looks just like an old aunt of mine, he said. Remove it He got up, and, wrapping his dressing-gown about his ...

Keywords: Broadway (New York Humorous stories Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction Love stories Musicals -- Fiction N.Y.) -- Fiction Poor women -- Fiction
Plutocrats

Plutocrats


Chrystia Freeland

ISBN: 9781101595947
Year of publication: 2012

Chrystia Freeland PLUTOCRATS THE RISE of the NEW GLOBAL SUPER-RICH and the FALL OF EVERYONE ELSE In memory of my mother, Halyna Chomiak Freeland INTRODUCTION The poor enjoy what the rich could not before afford. What were the luxuries have become the necessaries of life. The laborer has now more comforts than the farmer had a few generations ago. The farmer has more luxuries than the landlord had, and is more richly clad and better housed. The landlord has books and pictures rarer and ...

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