Fiction

Rich Man, Poor Man

Author: Maximilian Foster

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

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Category: Fiction

Page: 322

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Domestic fiction

Rich Man, Poor Man

Author: Irwin Shaw

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Category: Domestic fiction

Page: 640

View: 188

RICH MAN, POOR MAN tells the story of Rudolph, Gretchen and Tom, the children of an embittered, impoverished German baker, growing up in a small town near New York City as World War II is drawing to a close. These three are seen over a period of twenty-four years in scene after brilliant scene which build up into a revelation of twentieth-century American life: the mobility, the quick encounters, the big deals, the myth-making. Ranging from Manhattan in the effervescent post-war years, to Hollywood, bathed in uncertain sunshine, and to the deceptive peace of the Mediterranean coast, RICH MAN, POOR MAN is at once a triumphant study of character and a truly epic novel of America.
Foreign Language Study

Rich Man Poor Man

Author: T. C. Jupp

Publisher: Delta Systems

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 31

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Adam's money order was for one hundred pounds. Suddenly he was a rich man. Go to the post office and the Post Office official will give you the money. Adam did, but the official did not give him the money. He felt poor again.
Christian ethics

Rich Man Poor Man

Author: Donald W. Shriver

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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Category: Christian ethics

Page: 112

View: 494

Country music

Rich Man, Poor Man

Author: Ryllis Alexander Goslin

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Category: Country music

Page: 35

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English language

Rich Man-poor Man

Author: Thomas Cyprian Jupp

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Category: English language

Page: 57

View: 837

Humor

Rich Man Poor Man

Author: Adam Carolla

Publisher: Crown/Archetype

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Category: Humor

Page: 73

View: 491

If you turn on the evening news or listen to NPR you’ll be bombarded with a non-stop parade of commentators pontificating on the ever expanding gap between the rich and the poor. But is the chasm really that wide? In Rich Man Poor Man, comedian and bestselling author Adam Carolla exposes the phenomena that are embraced by the really rich and the really poor--but never the middle class--like having an outdoor shower, wearing your pajamas all day, or always having your dog with you. Combining Adam's inimitable comedic voice and four-color illustrations by his friend Michael Narren, Rich Man Poor Man is a hilariously accurate look at what the people born with silver spoons in their mouths have in common with the people whose only utensils are plastic sporks stolen from a Shakey's.
History

Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight

Author: Jeanette Keith

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

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Category: History

Page: 272

View: 250

During World War I, thousands of rural southern men, black and white, refused to serve in the military. Some failed to register for the draft, while others deserted after being inducted. In the countryside, armed bands of deserters defied local authorities; capturing them required the dispatch of federal troops into three southern states. Jeanette Keith traces southern draft resistance to several sources, including whites' long-term political opposition to militarism, southern blacks' reluctance to serve a nation that refused to respect their rights, the peace witness of southern churches, and, above all, anger at class bias in federal conscription policies. Keith shows how draft dodgers' success in avoiding service resulted from the failure of southern states to create effective mechanisms for identifying and classifying individuals. Lacking local-level data on draft evaders, the federal government used agencies of surveillance both to find reluctant conscripts and to squelch antiwar dissent in rural areas. Drawing upon rarely used local draft board reports, Selective Service archives, Bureau of Investigation reports, and southern political leaders' constituent files, Keith offers new insights into rural southern politics and society as well as the growing power of the nation-state in early twentieth-century America.

The Rich Man and the Poor Man

Author: Gustav Nieritz

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Category:

Page: 102

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This 19th-century retelling of Jesus' parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus is spun out well. This is a newly reset version (and not a scanned reprint) of the 1875 edition.
Fiction

Rich Man, Poor Man and Beggarman, Thief

Author: Irwin Shaw

Publisher: Open Road Media

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Category: Fiction

Page: 1038

View: 726

Two books in one: Irwin Shaw’s bestselling Rich Man, Poor Man and Beggarman, Thief chronicle one family’s struggle with the forces of change after WWII. In Rich Man, Poor Man, siblings Rudy, Tom, and Gretchen Jordache grow up in a small town on the Hudson River. They’re in their teens in the 1940s, too young to go to war but marked by it nevertheless. Their father is the local baker, and nothing suggests they will live storied lives. Yet, in this sprawling saga, each member of the family pushes against the grain of history and confronts the perils and pleasures of a world devastated by conflict and transformed by American commerce and culture. In Beggarman, Thief, the Jordache family reunites after a terrible act of violence. Wesley never really knew his father, Tom, the black sheep of the Jordache family. Driven by his sorrow and a need for justice, Wesley uncovers surprising truths about his estranged family’s complicated past. An important voice in twentieth-century American literature, Irwin Shaw has been called “one of the great storytellers” by bestselling author William Goldman, for his ability to take readers on a gripping ride from World War II to Vietnam and beyond.
History

The Poor Rich Man and the Rich Poor Man

Author: Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

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Category: History

Page: 204

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This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!
Diamond industry and trade

Rich Man, Poor Man

Author: Partnership Africa Canada

Publisher: Partnership Africa Canada

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Category: Diamond industry and trade

Page: 31

View: 963

Business & Economics

Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief

Author: Ted Folkert

Publisher:

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 196

View: 677

Some of our noted economists now postulate that income and wealth disparities in the United States, which have resulted in declining spending power of the wage and salaried workers of society, will engender perpetuating economic decline. This writing discusses some of the major pitfalls that have enabled this perilous condition to prevail as control of the electoral process has fallen victim to the power of money, a condition which impedes equality of opportunity for the workers and endangers sustainability of a vibrant free-enterprise economy.
Canada

Poor Man, Rich Man

Author: League for Social Reconstruction

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Category: Canada

Page: 24

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