First published in , it was based on Crane's experience of surviving a shipwreck off the coast of Florida earlier that year while traveling to Cuba to work as a newspaper correspondent. Crane was stranded at sea for thirty hours when his ship, the SS Commodore , sank after hitting a sandbar. He and three other men were forced to navigate their way to shore in a small boat; one of the men, an oiler named Billie Higgins, drowned after the boat overturned. Crane's personal account of the shipwreck and the men's survival, titled "Stephen Crane's Own Story", was first published a few days after his rescue.
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Gerald Vizenor was born to a mother who was Swedish-American  and a father who was Anishinaabe. When he was less than two years old, his father was murdered in a homicide that was never solved. His mother's partner acted as his informal stepfather and primary caregiver. Following that man's death in , Vizenor lied about his age and at 15 entered the Minnesota National Guard.
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All the 36 text volumes have been issued. The remaining reference volume, with an index and glossary, is being prepared. The Complete Works contains all the writings published earlier in the volume Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library, as well as around pages of new texts. Each of the 36 published volumes can be viewed and downloaded in PDF format. At the end of the list below is a zipped file containing all the PDFs available for download.
Prose is a form of writing or speaking that follows natural flows of speech and grammar, that is, it is written ordinarily, without intended metrical structure. Prose is commonly used in fiction as well as it uses full sentences and takes on a natural narrative style. We encounter prose fiction in many forms, including novels, short fiction, novellas, prose poems, dramas and scripts.