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The One Show Book of True Tales

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So You Think You Know It All A compendium of extremely interesting and slightly strange true stories

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A compendium of extremely interesting and slightly strange true stories

A Reader s Book of Days True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year

Author : Tom Nissley
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A witty and addictively readable day-by-day literary companion. At once a love letter to literature and a charming guide to the books most worth reading, A Reader's Book of Days features bite-size accounts of events in the lives of great authors for every day of the year. Here is Marcel Proust starting In Search of Lost Time and Virginia Woolf scribbling in the margin of her own writing, "Is it nonsense, or is it brilliance?" Fictional events that take place within beloved books are also included: the birth of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked prom in Stephen King’s Carrie. A Reader's Book of Days is filled with memorable and surprising tales from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolano, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Keats, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Flannery O’Connor, Orhan Pamuk, George Plimpton, Marilynne Robinson, W. G. Sebald, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, and many more. The book also notes the days on which famous authors were born and died; it includes lists of recommended reading for every month of the year as well as snippets from book reviews as they appeared across literary history; and throughout there are wry illustrations by acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky. Brimming with nearly 2,000 stories, A Reader's Book of Days will have readers of every stripe reaching for their favorite books and discovering new ones.

Trottie s Story Book Or True Tales

Author : Mrs. E. Burrows
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True Tales of the South at War

Author : Clarence Poe
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DIVTreasury of reminiscences includes battlefield correspondence, diary entries, journals kept on the homefront, stories told to children and grandchildren, more. Intimate, compelling record. /div

Norman Reedus True Tales of The Walking Dead s Zombie Hunter

Author : Mc Shapiro
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Where does reality stop and fantasy begin? In the case of The Walking Dead superstar Norman Reedus, the question is still very much up in the air. His Daryl Dixon is a very flawed, psychologically scarred character in a zombie-infested world. And there is much in his portrayal that is informed by a real life that is equally flawed and equally scarred. In Norman Reedus: An Unauthorized Biography: True Tales of the Walking Dead’s Zombie Hunter, the first detailed look at Norman Reedus’ life and times, you will get it all. The good, the bad and the ugly. This book chronicles his days as a defiant young man in a fractured but ultimately liberating family life, allegations of physical abuse from Reedus himself, to his struggles in the Los Angeles art underground, alcohol problems that saw him in AA and, for a time, homeless, his breakthrough in acting, modeling and the slow, steady and never boring journey through love, fatherhood and his often truly odd professional choices. You’ll discover why Reedus said thanks but no thanks to an offer to play opposite a reigning superstar, how he became Daryl Dixon and how The Walking Dead changed his life. Oh yes, there is that penchant for roadkill. New York Times Bestselling author Marc Shapiro has dug deep, tracking down people who knew him way back when as well as in the here and now for original interviews. They were willing to talk and they revealed stories about Reedus that even the most fanatic fans won’t know. The author’s research was relentless, digging into deep, dark and obscure corners. Norman Reedus’ world is about real life wrapped around a world of fantasy. Norman Reedus: The Unauthorized Biography: True Tales of the Walking Dead’s Zombie Hunter pulls no punches, tells only the truth and leaves the rest up to the reader. Which ultimately is the way Norman Reedus would want it.

True Tales of American Life

Author : Paul Auster
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Chosen by Paul Auster out of the four thousand stories submitted to his radio programme on National Public Radio, these 180 stories provide a wonderful portrait of America in the twentieth century. The requirement for selection was that each of the stories should be true, and each of the writers should not have been previously published. The collection that has emerged provides a richly varied and authentic voice for the American people, whose lives, loves, griefs, regrets, joys and sense of humour are vividly and honestly recounted throughout, and adeptly organised by Auster into themed sections. The section composed of war stories stretches as far back as the Civil War, still the defining moment in American history; while the sequence of 'Meditations' conclude the volume with a true and abiding sense of transcendence. The resultant anthology is both an enduring hymn to the strange everyday of contemporary American life and a masterclass in the art of storytelling.

Is it true Tales curious wonderful collected by the author of John Halifax gentleman

Author : Dinah Maria Craik
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Mostly True Tales from the Life of Bob

Author : Robert Minton
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This laugh out loud Memoir is a kaleidoscope of tales that take us on a journey through a dysfunctional life. With issues like; your best friend is a superhero and hes stuck in a dumbwaiter. Your leader finds it tough to motivate the troops when hes bouncing off the BX9 bus and into oncoming traffic, NY legalizes topless dancing, a runaway lion, and youve got till noon to leave the state of Illinois. In a one of a kind hot-rod, Bob reminisces about his encounters with a motorcycle gang, two guys that changed the face of the American automobile, vampires, lesbians, and a drunken game show host.

The American Book Collector Arlington Heights

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The Critic

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True Stories from the American Past

Author : Altina Laura Waller
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Author : Tom Miller
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In this collection of essays, the essence of Cuba's intriguing past and vibrant present is captured, including Dave Eggers's essay on hitchhikers, Patrick Symmes's search for Che Guevara, and other works by Stephen Benz, Ruth Behar, Eliseo Alberto, and others. Original.

Time for True Tales and Almost True

Author : May Hill Arbuthnot
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"A representative collection of realistic stories for children; to be used in the classroom, home or camp; especially planned for college classes in children's literature; with a general introduction, section introductions, and headnotes for the individual stories." Title page.

The Dial

Author : Francis Fisher Browne
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Christian Work

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The one show

Author : Izabella Piestrzynska
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The English Presbyterian Messenger

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The One Year Book of Devotions for Kids

Author : Children's Bible Hour
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A collection of devotions for each day of the calendar year, including readings, illustrative stories, memory verses, and questions to internalize the messages.

The Publishers Circular and Booksellers Record of British and Foreign Literature

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