2 edition of short history of our times found in the catalog.
short history of our times
John A. Spender
|Statement||by J. A. Spender.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 318 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||318|
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Our Times: An Illustrated History of the 20th Century Hardcover – October 1, It contains illustrations and photos on every page with a format perfect for the short attention span.
The book includes fascinating full-page excerpts on a broad variety of subjects, capsulized stories in a sidebar regarding events in the U.S, a story of 5/5(9).
Reading Lauren Grodstein’s novel OUR SHORT HISTORY gave me pause. As a friend of a young woman whose life was lost too young, who wrote letters and a private book to her children, I often thought of her while reading this book. Grodstein’s character sets out to tackle what must be the greatest challenge of her life/5(70).
In Our Time is Ernest Hemingway's first collection of short stories, published in by Boni & Liveright, New title is derived from the English Book of Common Prayer, "Give peace in our time, O Lord".The collection's publication history was complex.
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Spotlight on: Primary Source. Short Stories of Our Time is a selection of 13 short stories by contemporary authors, all with 20th Century urban settings. The stories have been chosen to appeal to students who are impatient with the classics but respond to stories which illuminate the reality they know.
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