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French Sketches: Cap d'Antibes and the Murphys
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Series: French Sketches, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gerald and Sara Murphy, a wealthy young American couple, arrived in Paris in 1921 and walked into the Modernist cultural revolution sweeping through France. They were charter members of the Lost Generation chronicled so poignantly by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises." In 1925 the couple moved into their beautiful home, the Villa America, on Cap d'Antibes where they famously entertained.
Hemingway's Paris: Our Paris?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by New Street Communications, LLC/Dark Hall Press. Category: Essay » Literature
"Reading this book will be a treat for all who love Hemingway and Paris, and a pleasant surprise for all readers." - Valerie Hemingway. "Professor Stoneback's lyrical prose takes the reader inside the soul of Hemingway's Paris, penetrating the surface of guide-books to reveal tantalizing secrets." – A.E. Hotchner.
A Farewell in Paris
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Series: European Political Novels, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"In this lively novel, Myers clearly demonstrates his familiarity with the intellectual culture of Paris in the 1920s." - Publishers Weekly Select review *** "Few places evoke nostalgia like the City of Light in the 1920s, and Myers doesn't skimp on the literary and historical details in his latest novel...encounters a bevy of famous writers and artists..." - Kirkus Reviews
The Roaring Twenties: A History Just for Kids!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
In this handbook, we will be having a close looking at the decade of the 1920s, a time that we refer to as “The Roaring Twenties”, because of all the action and excitement that went on. As we go through each of the sections, try to see what the major changes were and how different people reacted to them. Also, use your imagination to try and picture how you might have acted if you had been alive.
The Tory Jackboot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
An account from street level of the author's struggle, over a 50-year period, to correlate political theory with the realities of everyday life and of his belief that a Conservative government will always divide the nation.
Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
The Expatriates: Biographies of Lost Generation Writers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographie
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p