Owen Wister

Ulysses S. Grant


Read by David Wales


Ulysses S. Grant was the great hero (for the North) in the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. This short biography is on…

The Dragon Of Wantley (version 2)


Read by David Wales


A novel, The Dragon of Wantley, was written by Owen Wister (best known as the author of The Virginian) in 1892. Published by Lipincott Press…

The Virginian


Read by MichelleHarris


Ostensibly a love story, the novel really revolves around a highly mythologized version of the Johnson County War in 1890's Wyoming ... The …

The New Swiss Family Robinson


Read by David Wales


A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon (Summary by David Wales)

Lin McLean


Read by David Wales


Lin McLean is an unaffected, attractive young cowboy in the Wyoming territory before statehood. This book is various stories in his life. (S…

Red Men And White


Read by David Wales


These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so …

A Journey in Search of Christmas


Read by David Wales


Cowboy Lin McLean rides into frontier Cheyenne, Wyoming, at Christmastime and learns a powerful meaning of Christmas. Author Owen Wister is …

Lady Baltimore


Read by Lois Hill


Augustus visits King's Port, South Carolina, at the request of his Aunt Carola, and at her expense. She wants him to research geneaologies a…

Members of the Family


Read by David Wales


Members of the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries…

The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories


Read by David Wales


This is the fifth published book of Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises ei…

The Dragon of Wantley


Read by D. A. Frank


The "true" story of the Wantley Dragon. Set at Christmas time, it is a tale of a Baron, his daughter, a brave knight, True Love, a…

American Big-Game Hunting


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The first book published by The Boone and Crockett Club founded by Theodore Roosevelt and George Grinnell, who declared in their Editors Not…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 04


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fourth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 author…

Short Story Collection Vol. 051


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 051: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation


Read by David Wales


Padre Ignacio has been the pastor of California mission Santa Ysabel del Mar for twenty years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bri…

Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University


Read by David Wales


Owen Wister's wry humor enlivens this comedic story of three sophomores during exam week at Harvard. (Summary by David Wales)

The Pentecost of Calamity


Read by David Wales


Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality in…