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Marquis James (1891–1955)

Autor(a) de The Life of Andrew Jackson

15+ Works 990 Membros 14 Reviews

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Inclui os nomes: Marquis James Kerr, Marquis Jackson] James

Também inclui: Marquis (2)

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Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time (1942) — Contribuinte — 286 cópias
Great Railroad Stories of the World — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

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Hardback. It has no dust cover, but, the front part and the description leaf of a dust cover have been cut out and kept inside the book. This is two books complete in one volume.
A Pulitzer Prize Winning Biography.
 
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gmillar | outras 2 resenhas | Feb 10, 2024 |
Classic American story of the Old West frontier. A biography of Sam Houston, both heroic and adventuresome. This story is a semis character like Daniel Boone, Davey Crockett..
 
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Huba.Library | outras 5 resenhas | Nov 11, 2022 |
 
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LOM-Lausanne | 1 outra resenha | May 1, 2020 |
5638. The Cherokee Strip A Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood, by Marquis James (read 8 Jul 2019) This book was published in 1945 and republished in 1993 with a new foreword. On 24 Jan 1999 I read the author's Pulitzer-prize-winning biography of Sam Houston with much appreciation and since I have a weakness for 'coming-of-age' books decided to read this account of the author's early life. The author was born 29 Aug 1891. His father was a lawyer and participated in the 1893 Run when the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma was opened to settlers. His father gained land near what became Enid (an Oklahoma town known to all crossword folk).. The book tells of the author's life and school times in Enid. When in high school he became obsessed with newspapering and worked for Enid newspapers. I found the book of much interest although the account of some of his experience with writing for newspapers did not interest me as much as it might a journalist. One is surprised at the number of newspapers Enid had--its population in 1900 was 3,444 and in 1910 13,799. The book ends when in his early 20's James leaves Enid.… (mais)
 
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Schmerguls | outras 2 resenhas | Jul 8, 2019 |

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Obras
15
Also by
3
Membros
990
Popularidade
#26,014
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
14
ISBNs
37

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