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Underground Man (Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic)

Milton Meltzer

Underground Man (Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic)

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - Military & Wars,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9823780M
    ISBN 10141770599X
    ISBN 109781417705993
    OCLC/WorldCa62585911


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telligent man cannot become anything seriously, and it is only the fool who becomes anything. Yes, a man in the nine-teenth century must and morally ought to be pre-eminently a characterless creature; a man of character, an active man is pre-eminently a limited creature.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. This is one of MacDonald's shatterproof constructs dealing more or less with the sins of the fathers -- and mothers -- and in particular with Stan Broadhurst who leaves his wife and son with another girl and is presumably looking for his.

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underground man. gabriel tarde ( ) member of the institute professor at the college of france. translated by cloudesley brereton m.a., l. Ès l. with a preface by h.g. wells. london. duckworth & co. the whole of tarde is in this little book. Underground man. San Francisco, Chandler & Sharp Publishers [] (OCoLC) Online version: Abood, Edward F.

Underground man. San Francisco, Chandler & Sharp Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward F Abood.

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