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Jurgis went closer yet, but keeping on the other side of the street. A sudden and
horrible spasm of fear had come over him. ... Jurgis stood, his chest heaving as
he struggled to catch his breath. A boy had come out, a stranger to him; a big, fat,
Jurgis came and stood in the hall, and she continued: "I'll go see. What's yo'
name?" "Tell her it's Jurgis," he answered, and the girl went upstairs. She came
back at the end of a minute or two, and replied, "Dey ain't no sich person here.
But still the discussion went on, in ordinary conversational tones, and it brought
Jurgis back to the everyday world. ... The speaker was gone; but there was a
stage-door that stood open, with people passing in and out, and no one on guard
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My son is not much of a reader, but at school they are reading segments of this book together, and he can't get enough of it. I'm not sure of the spiritual message, but it seems to have a good ethical angle. Consulter l'avis complet
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After hearing about this book in a few history classes I finally bought a copy. It is a very emotional story about life for a very poor family and includes a lot of historical facts. It does describe ... Consulter l'avis complet