The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Author: Benjamin Franklin

Publisher: Google Auto-narrated Demo


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 195

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Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. This work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of an autobiography ever written. This title is based on the Harvard Classics edition.

The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Thomas Jefferson

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8027243920

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 166

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Jefferson was mainly of English ancestry, born and educated in colonial Virginia. He graduated from the College of William & Mary and briefly practiced law, with the largest number of his cases concerning land ownership claims. During the American Revolution, he represented Virginia in the Continental Congress that adopted the Declaration, drafted the law for religious freedom as a Virginia legislator, and served as a wartime governor.

The Pianos I Have Known: The Autobiography Of Irving Fields

Author: Irving Fields,Tony Sachs


ISBN: 1105533654

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 294

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Jewish pianist/composer Irving Fields formed one of the first piano-bass-drum trios in jazz, going on to compose song performed by Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Xavier Cugat, Guy Lombardo, Dinah Shore, Sarah Vaughan and others. In 1959 made history by fusing Latin and jazz music on his album "Bagels And Bongos", followed by a series of albums fusing jazz with world rhythms and his legacy was set. Irving died in 2016 at age 101. In his 90's his wrote this autobiography about his life with the help of Huffington Post columnist and former music store owner Tony Sachs. It was edited by music writer Aaron Joy with an introduction by cocktail pianist Albert Aprigliano.

The Autobiography of Desire

Author: Anjana Sharma

Publisher: Macmillan


Category: English fiction

Page: 288

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This book explores the matrix of ideas and ideologies that paved the way for the intense intellectual, social and political ferment of post-revolutionary Europe. Its focus on the texts of Jacobin women novelists such as Elizabeth Inchbald, Mary Wollstonec