Booth Tarkington

Penrod


Read by Jonathan Burchard


Join Penrod Schofield and his wistful dog Duke, in a hilarious romp through turn of the century Indianapolis, chronicling his life, loves, a…

Penrod and Sam


Read by Jonathan Burchard


Follow more of the hilarious life of the boy Penrod Schofield, his friends Sam Williams, Herman, Verman, Georgie, Maurice, and the love of h…

Short Story Collection Vol. 052


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 052: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

The Magnificent Ambersons (Growth Trilogy Vol 2)


Read by Mark F. Smith


In a world where a gentleman’s life is defined more “by being, rather than by doing,” a family’s reputation can be compromised if it is not …

Gentle Julia


Read by Bellona Times


Penrod for girls in the form of Florence, the bratty younger cousin of luminous Julia Atwater, enlivens this romantic comedy set in Tarkingt…

Alice Adams


Read by Jeannie


A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Alice Adams chronicles the attempts of a lower middle class American midwestern family at the turn of the 20…

Seventeen


Read by Jonathan Burchard


Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William is a humorous novel by Booth Tarkington that gently sati…

Short Story Collection Vol. 044


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 044: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

The Magnificent Ambersons (Growth Trilogy Vol 2) Version 2


Read by Jeannie


The Magnificent Ambersons is a 1918 novel by Booth Tarkington which won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize. It was the second novel in the Growth trilo…

The Flirt


Read by Lee Smalley


Laura and Cora Madison and their younger brother Hedrick live with their parents in a Midwestern American town that is fairly bursting with …

The Turmoil (Growth Trilogy Vol 1)


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The Turmoil is the first novel in the 'Growth' trilogy, which also includes The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) and The Midlander (1923, retitl…

Monsieur Beaucaire


Read by Thomas A. Copeland


A madcap Frenchman posing as an ambassador's barber blackmails a dishonest duke to introduce him as a nobleman to a wealthy belle of Bath. S…

Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales


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The Lords of the Housetops reveals the cat through the creative lenses of 13 authors. Consequently, this carefully chosen collection of stor…

Short Story Collection Vol. 040


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 040: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

The Conquest of Canaan


Read by Bob R


Small town middle America in early 1900's---Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden loves daughter of wealthy judge, from afar---leaves town, goes to law s…

The Beautiful Lady


Read by Rita Boutros


Raffaele Ansolini is down on his luck: living in Paris is not quite so amazing if there are no funds to finance the amusement. So Ansolini h…

1916: First Chapters Collection


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These are first chapters to books first published in 1916. Readers, following is a tentative list culled from Wikipedia's article on the yea…

The Guest of Quesnay


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This is the story of two young American painters residing in Paris in a moderate way. Others are more flamboyant than them, for example Larr…