George Sand (1 July, 1804 – 8 June, 1876) was a French novelist and memoirist. By Eugèné Delacroix — The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=150198 1) George Sand was the nom de plume of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. 2) Maurice Dupin, her father, was […]
Yitzhak Goldah survived a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, he moved to Savannah, GA to live with his relatives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a vivacious Jewish community in Georgia which has been there since the founding of the state (colony at the time).
The story is action packed, sometimes hilarious, sometimes amusing, but always entertaining.
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Bierce’s short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, was considered by Kurt Vonnegut as the greatest American short story
A loan of $10,000 helps Anita me enhance Onēva's technology platform so we are able to scale hiring quickly which is necessary to meet our customer's demand. Click here to donate yourself Anita's story I grew up in Richmond, CA and am the youngest of 8 kids. After graduating from high school, I attended UC […]
The story is funny when seen from the view point of a child (as it is told) but somewhat tragic when read from a more mature, worldly, perspective.
What I truly enjoy in this series is that some of the people in it cannot keep on the straight and narrow path no matter what happens
Father's Day is a time to reflect on all the things that your dad taught you. How much times did your dad spend reading to you before bed? As you grew older, how often did you two spend talking about your favorite books and sharing new finds? Reflecting on all those treasured memories is a great […]
John Hersey (17 June, 1914 – 24 March, 1993) was a prize winning American writer. Mr. Hersey is considered to be one of the earliest practitioners of New Journalism. Books by John Hersey His parents were Protestant missionaries, he was born in Tientsin, China. Mr. Hersey can trace his roots back to William Hersey (Hercy) […]