Author: James Parton Genre: Philosophy Publisher: Cosimo, Inc. ISBN: 9781596056367 Book Pages: 128 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
[T]he great service rendered by Ludwick to the cause of his adopted country was in supplying her soldiers with good bread. In 1777, Congress gave him a regular commission as "Superintendent of Bakers and Director of Baking in the Army of the United States," at seventy-five dollars a month and two rations a day...-from "Christopher Ludwick, Baker-General of the Revolutionary Army"A primer for children on the "sterling qualities" that drive the American industrialist, this charming 1884 volume introduces us to a gallery of upstanding characters. Some you've heard of (Horace Greeley, Journalist; Peter Cooper, Philanthropist), but most you haven't (Elihu Burritt, The Learned Blacksmith; Michael Reynolds, Engine-Driver; Alvan Clarke, Telescope Maker). Parton's biographical sketches are delightful encapsulations of Yankee cleverness, enterprise, and the Can-do! spirit that will enchant readers young and old.American writer, educator, and lecturer JAMES PARTON (1822-1891) was born in England and emigrated to New York as a small child. He wrote prodigiously on a wide variety of subjects; his books include Life of Horace Greeley (1855), Humorous Poetry of the English Language from Chaucer to Saxe (1856), and Manual for the Instruction of Rings, Railroad and Political, and How New York is Governed (1866).
Author: Upton Sinclair Genre: Fiction Publisher: Good Press ISBN: EAN:4064066099480 Book Pages: 229 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
"A Captain of Industry" by Upton Sinclair. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Author: Karin Kallmaker Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bella Books ISBN: 9781594937620 Book Pages: 304 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The world is at Jennifer Lamont’s feet—right where she wants it. She has made breaking hearts a blood sport, and the cool, calculated use of other people’s backs has led to the stardom she has craved from the first time she heard applause. Lust or fear is all she has ever believed she could see in the eyes of others. Suzanne Mason has built the enviable life she was always told smart geeks could never have. Fortune, fame and the beautiful girls usually reserved for captains of football teams are all hers. She has everything she ever wanted, except the one woman who is no one’s trophy. Expert combatants in the games of life know there can only be one winner. Regardless of the scorching attraction between them, the game of love is no different, is it?