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Tale of Two Cities

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ISBN-10: 0486406512

ISBN-13: 9780486406510

Edition: 1999 (Unabridged)

Authors: Charles Dickens

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Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Dickens unfolds a masterpiece of drama, adventure, and courage featuring Charles Darnay, a man falsely accused of treason. He bears an uncanny resemblance to the dissolute, yet noble Sydney Carton—a coincidence that saves Darnay from certain doom more than once. Brilliantly plotted, the novel culminates in a daring prison escape in the shadow of the guillotine.
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Book details

List price: $6.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

James Fenimore Cooper, acclaimed as one of the first American novelists, was born in Burlington, N.J., on September 15, 1789. When he was one year old, his family moved to Cooperstown, N.Y., which was founded by his father. Cooper attended various grammar schools in Burlington, Cooperstown, and Albany, and entered Yale University in 1803 at the age of 13. In 1806, Cooper was expelled from Yale for pushing a rag with gunpowder under a classmate's door, causing it to explode. He then spent some time as a merchant seaman and served as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy from 1808-1811. In 1811, Cooper married Susan De Lancey, and lived the life of a country gentleman until one day in 1820. Cooper…    

Recalled to Life
The Period
The Mail
The Night Shadows
The Preparation
The Wine-shop
The Shoemaker
The Golden Thread
Five Years Later
A Sight
A Disappointment
The Jackal
Hundreds of People
Monseigneur in Town
Monseigneur in the Country
The Gorgon's Head
Two Promises
A Companion Picture
The Fellow of Delicacy
The Fellow of No Delicacy
The Honest Tradesman
Still Knitting
One Night
Nine Days
An Opinion
A Plea
Echoing Footsteps
The Sea Still Rises
Fire Rises
Drawn to the Loadstone Rock
The Track of a Storm
In Secret
The Grindstone
The Shadow
Calm in Storm
The Wood-sawyer
A Knock at the Door
A Hand at Cards
The Game Made
The Substance of the Shadow
The Knitting Done
The Footsteps Die Out for Ever