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Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004

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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004  
Author: Various
Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction, Cookery
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004
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A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, conservation, philosophy, politics, religion and cooking. Included in this collection are Thomas Jefferson's first Inaugural Address, Secession by Alexander H. Stephens, Of Truth and the preface to The New Organon, or True Directions Concerning the Interpretation of Nature by Francis Bacon, John Donne's last sermon delivered in March 1631, On Old Age by Cicero, a chapter from The Fight for Conservation by Gifford Pinchot, The Sacredness of Work by Thomas Carlyle and an essay On the Unjust Causes of War by Hugo Grotius. On the lighter side, try selections from Cocoa and Chocolate Recipes by Miss Parloa and a 1912 article from Scientific American on the amazing escapes of Harry Houdini. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

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Essay/Short nonfiction, Cookery, History, Philosophy, Nature, Religion, Politics


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