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Reader's Digest of Family Treasure of Great Biographies Vol 3
Reader's Digest of Family Treasure of Great Biographies Vol 3 Author:Papini and Fisher, Stuart, Waln, Fowler, Strachey This Digest includes 5 Biographies: — The Life of Jesus Christ by Giovanni Papini translated from Italian by Dorothy Canfield Fisher - The Story of Jesus of Nazareth retold in contemporary language; — The Needle's Eye by Jesse Stuart - How a 17 yr-old coped, younger than some of his pupil's coped in a one room school in Kentucky; — The House of Exi... more »le by Nora Waln - The Walns, A Philadephia Quaker, memorial of her life as an adopted daughter in the ancient walled homestead of the Lins of China.
Good Night Sweet Prince by Gene Fowler - A moving and colorful portriat of a popular idol (John Barrymore) at odds with himself.
Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey - The great queen who gave her name to an age is here presented, in an acknowledged masterpiece, as serious girl, young woman in love, inconsolable wido and, at the last, as the revered symbol of empire.« less