My Life and Times

Ned, the very soul of kindness, had always been held up by his younger sister as a bogey because from time to time he had to write her letters of brotherly admonition, usually about some extravagance of hers. He was inevitably shy with ...

Author: Compton Mackenzie


ISBN: UOM:39015029404756

Category: Authors


View: 407


My Life and Times

I pledged my estate Wavendon as security to free the workers who were in remand. In 1944 the Government had "acquired" about 400 acres of Knavesmire Estate for "village expansion" and attempted to evict the Tamil immigrant labourers ...

Author: Caumiyamūrtti Toṇṭaimān̲


ISBN: UVA:X001941184

Category: Labor unions


View: 509


Autobiography of a trade-unionist and politician from Sri Lanka.

My Life And Times As A Postal Worker

My brothers' metal helmet most likely saved his life. The doctors took eighteen pieces of metal from his helmet out of his head. I remember my parents, mostly my father, watched the news all the time to get information on what was ...

Author: Warren Pearlman

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781468553833

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 268

View: 114


The book you're about to read is my story working in the post office as a clerk and union officer. Some cases I worked on and my investigations, and how I dealt with management. You will read about how 5 unions merged to form the American Postal Workers Union. The reorganization act and when the United States Postal Service became an independent government agency. You will read about the shootings inside the post offices, and shooting elsewhere. The misappropriation from management, clerks and union officers. you will read about some of the cases postal inspectors investigated outside the post office. Finally you will a little about the two loves of my life and how I went quietly into retirement.

The Life And Times Of Stephen Hawkings

It did not seem that I could live my life only studying physics. I am very lucky that music has become an important part of my life. When you could not speak at all, then how did you feel? Even before my operation, my speech was slurred ...

Author: Mahesh Sharma

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

ISBN: 9788184302325

Category: Biography & Autobiography


View: 390



The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay 1759 1811

immediately reimprisoned by the illness that crippled him for near two months " : their friend Lafayette once called her father's terrible sieges of gout " Mr. Laurens ' [ own ] slavery . " Her father's May 1782 letter to Martha , their ...

Author: Joanna Bowen Gillespie

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 1570033730

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 315

View: 228


Using Martha Laurens Ramsay's spiritual diary and correspondence, the author presents a look at the world of the daughter of Henry Laurens, president of the Continental Congress, and brother of John Laurens who "achieved legendary status for his military gallantry."--Jacket.

Reminiscences of My Life and Times Both in Church and State in Australia for Upwards of Fifty Years

But by the time he reached his seventies he began to suffer what was, in all probability, a series of strokes, the last of which proved to be fatal. Sometimes he experienced attacks of severe giddiness or complete loss of consciousness; ...

Author: John Dunmore Lang

Publisher: Melbourne : Heinemann

ISBN: UCAL:$B463060

Category: Australia

Page: 240

View: 374


Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

I am afraid , therefore , that your affairs may some time or other suffer by my deficiency . I find , also , that the business is too heavy for me , and too confining . The constant attendance at home , which is necessary for receiving ...

Author: James Parton


ISBN: NYPL:33433082364039



View: 183