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Lives of Girls Who Became Famous by Sarah Bolton

Sarah Knowles Bolton (September 15, 1841 – February 21, 1916) was an American writer born in Farmington, Connecticut. At age 11 she met the writer ...

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Sarah Knowles Bolton (September 15, 1841 - February 21, 1916) was an American writer born in Farmington, Connecticut. At age 11 she met the writer Harriet Beecher Stowe. In 1866 she married Charles E. Bolton, a merchant and philanthropist. She wrote extensively for the press, was one of the first corresponding secretaries of the Woman's national temperance union, was associate editor of the Boston "Congregationalist" (1878-81), and traveled for two years in Europe, studying profit-sharing, female higher education, and other social questions. Her writings encourage readers to improve the world about them through faith and hard work. She died in Cleveland, Ohio. The women featured in this book include Harriet Beecher Stowe, Helen Hunt Jackson, Lucretia Mott, Mary A. Livermore, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Maria Mitchell, Louisa M. Alcott, Mary Lyon, Harriet G. Hosmer, Madame De Stael, Rosa Bonheur, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot, Elizabeth Fry, Elizabeth Thompson Butler, Florence Nightingale, Lady Brassey, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, and Jean Ingelow. This eBook uses the established Standard Works book reader already enjoyed by tens of thousands of users. It's also the same reader which powers our "U.S. Historical Documents" application which received a perfect 10/10 rating from AppCraver.com and was recently featured on the iTunes App Store. The Standard Works book reader is simple to use, but also contains many advanced features not usually found in other eBook readers. Rather than continually flicking through little pages of text like some book readers, the Standard Works book reader displays an entire chapter or book at once for you convenience. The text can even automatically scroll for you in both portrait and landscape modes while reading. You can even highlight important words or phrases using the absolute best highlighting system available on the iPhone platform. Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline and assign bookmarks to any paragraph in any book for future reference. And if that's not enough, quickly and easily find any text from any book with the fastest and most powerful search engine available on the iPhone. The Standard Works book reader contains the following main features: - Auto-scrolling (both variable-speed and tilt-based, portrait and landscape modes are supported) - Adjustable fonts, size, colors, margins, spacing, and alignment (you can even adjust the font size by using a pinching gesture while reading!) - Highlighting - 12 background colors, 12 foreground colors, bold, italic, and underline - Night (low-light) mode - Black background with white text - Application tips - Bookmarks and even folders of bookmarks - Last location in each book is remembered - When re-launched, you're returned to the exact location you were last at while reading - Search for words or phrases with INSTANT search results - Powerful advanced search options - Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline - Animated satin bookmark (similar to the one in the Classics application) - Ability to choose the application's color theme Be sure to check out our Bible and "U.S. Historical Documents" applications as well as more books from world renowned authors like: - Charles Dickens - Edgar Allen Poe - Hans Christian Andersen - Jack London - Jane Austen - Jules Verne - H.G. Wells - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Version: 2.1.0

Size: 2.18 MB

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Price: 0,89 €

Developed by Standard Works LLC

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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