Marion Harland's Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Marion Harland s Autobiography The Story of a Long Life From the time when as a mere baby I dreamed myself to slumber every night by making up stories down to the present hour every human life with which I have been associated or of which I had any intimate knowledge has been to me a living story All interest me in some measure Many enlist my sympathy and fascinate the imagination as no tale that is avowedly fictitious has ever bewitched me I hold and believe for certain that if I could draw aside the veil of conventional reserve from the daily thinking feeling and living of my most commonplace acquaintance and read these from Preface to Finis I should rate the wildest dream of the novelist as tame by comparison My children tell me laughingly that I turn everything into a story In my heart I know that the romances are all ready made and laid to my hand In the pages that follow this word of explanation I have essayed no dramatic effects or artistic situations The Story of My Long Life tells itself as one friend might talk to another as the two sit in the confidential firelight on a winter evening The idea of reviewing that life upon paper first came to me with the consciousness which was almost a shock that of all the authors still on active professional duty in our country I am the only one whose memory runs back to the stage of national history that preceded the Civil War by a quarter century About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find more at www forgottenbooks com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated in our edition We do however repair the vast majority of impe

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Marion Harland s Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life I hold and believe for certain that if I could draw aside the veil of conventional reserve from the daily thinking, feeling, and living of my most commonplace acquaintance, and read these from Preface to Finis, I should rate the wildest dream of the novelist as tame by comparison. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781330362877

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