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  • The Ultimate Christmas Collection: 150+ authors & 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

    by Louisa May Alcott, James Allen, Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum, William Blake, Anne Brontë, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov, G. K. Chesterton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, F. Marion Crawford, Emily Dickinson, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry Van Dyke, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nikolai Gogol, The Brothers Grimm, Kenneth Grahame, Thomas Hardy, Frances Ridley Havergal, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Felicia Hemans, O. Henry, Oliver Herford, E. T. A. Hoffmann, William Dean Howells, Ben Jonson, Washington Irving, John Keble, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Selma Lagerlöf, Winifred Kirkland, Andrew Lang, Stephen Leacock, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, H. P. Lovecraft, George MacDonald, Charles Mackay, William Topaz McGonagall, Alice Duer Miller, Emily Huntington Miller, Olive Thorne Miller, John Milton, S. Weir Mitchell, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Clement C. Moore, William Morris, Mary Noailles Murfree, John Mason Neale, Thomas Nelson Page, Elia W. Peattie, Marjorie Pickthall, Beatrix Potter, Katharine Pyle, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Mary Darby Robinson, Christina Rossetti, Damon Runyon, Saki, Walter Scott, Edmund Hamilton Sears, William Shakespeare, Nora Archibald Smith, Robert Southwell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Addington Symonds, John Banister Tabb, Booth Tarkington, Nahum Tate, Sara Teasdale, Lord Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Edward Thring, Henry Timrod, Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Tusser, Mark Twain, Katharine Tynan, Henry Vaughan, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Lucy Wheelock, John G. Whittier, Kate Douglas Wiggin, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Oscar Wilde, John Strange Winter, George Wither, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, Agatha Christie, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H.P. Lovecraft, Virginia Woolf, Edgar Allan Poe ...
    If you were looking for the definitive Christmas anthology, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! This book is everything you want Christmas to be — loving, warm and celebratory. Timeless and adorable, beautifully designed, "The Big Book of Christmas" is a great big stocky book — stuffed with novels, novellas, short stories, poems, carols and songs. Inside you'll find: · Novels, ... Read more

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  • The Need of Money

    In his time, Tarkington was considered by many to be America's greatest novelist. This story features Billy Rollinson, who is a senator but unused to the good things in life. He is quiet and unassuming and seems to not fully understand how he got where he is, nor why. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Conquest of Canaan

    "The Conquest of Canaan" is a fictional story set in a small town and revolves around the one-sided love of a young lad, Joe, that turns out to be an overwhelming desire. This book describes a whole lot; social inequality, changing times, honor, and pride among other things. A wonderful book for every member of the society and world at large. It discusses social issues and transformation in subtle ... Read more

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  • The Midlander

    The Midlander is the final part of Booth Tarkington's Growth trilogy. It concludes the story of a family in a crumbling town, and in particular, of two brothers and their troubled relationship. ... Read more

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  • The Gibson Upright

    This is perhaps the best literary work displaying the drawbacks of socialism in the form of the play. The story tells about Andrew Gibson, owner of a successful piano manufacturing company whose workers believe they should own all the businesses and that everyone should receive the same pay(from the profits). Gibson decides to fulfill their wishes, yet the business goes down as the workers get ... Read more

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  • Seventeen

    A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family, Especially William

    This book is a humorous novel by Booth Tarkington that gently satirizes first love, in the person of a callow 17-year-old, William Sylvanus Baxter. Seventeen takes place in a small city in the Midwestern United States shortly before World War and it was the bestselling novel in the United States in 1916. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    "The Magnificent Ambersons" is a 1918 novel written by Booth Tarkington, which won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is the second novel of his trilogy called Growth.The story is set mainly in a fictionalized version of Indianapolis and was greatly inspired by the neighbourhood of Woodruff Place. "The Magnificent Ambersons" chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American ... Read more

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  • The Turmoil

    First published in 1914, "The Turmoil" is the first novel from Booth Tarkington's 'Growth' trilogy, which is a fictional commentary on capitalism during the Second Industrial Revolution.While Booth Tarkington's 'Growth Trilogy', which also includes "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1918) and "The Midlander" (1923, retitled National Avenue in 1927), appears on the surface to be about family, it is ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    The Turmoil (Unabridged)

    Narrated by AI Marcus ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    Please note: This audiobook has been created using AI voice. Bibbs is the dreamy, sensitive son of Mr. Sheridan, a cigarchomping, largerthanlife businessman in the turnofthecentury American Midwest. Sheridan made his fortune in the rapid industrialization that was overtaking the small towns and cities of America, but Bibbs—named so “mainly through lack of imagination on his mother’s part”—is too ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    National Avenue (Unabridged)

    Narrated by AI Marcus ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 20 min

    Please note: This audiobook has been created using AI voice. National Avenue, originally titled The Midlander, is Booth Tarkington’s final entry in his Growth Trilogy. Like the previous entries in the series, National Avenue addresses the rapid industrialization of smalltown America at the turn of the century, and the socioeconomic changes that such change brings with it. Dan Oliphant and his ... Read more

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  • Gentle Julia

    A light and witty novel, 'Gentle Julia' is filled with characters who you can't help but smile at. With an old-fashioned feel to it, this Booth Tarkington classic follows the escapades of a Julia Atwater and her younger cousin Florence as suitors attempt to woo her across town. Set in Indiana in the early 20th century, the story is entwined with silliness and the old-fashioned. - ... Read more

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  • Alice Adams

    "Alice Adams", novel by Booth Tarkington and published in 1921, is a fascinating story awarded the Pulitzer Prize for best novel in 1922.A social climber, the title character is ashamed of her unsuccessful middle-class family. Hoping desperately to belong with the people of "high society" who live in her town, Alice tries to attract a wealthy husband lying about her background, but she is found ... Read more

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