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Coffee Break Collection 21 -- Fairy Tales, Tall Stories and Scams

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This is the twenty-first Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is fairy tales... traditional children's tales, tall stories and notorious scams and the authors of thm may be uncovered! Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, prose, essays... all are welcome here. (1 hr 17 min)

Chapters

Capture of a Clever Swindler by Thomas Furlong

11:50

Read by Colleen McMahon

The Daisy By Hans Christian Andersen

8:10

Read by ChadH94

Dear Old Grandmother by Lucy A. Yendes

1:57

Read by ChadH94

The Fair Princess by Alfred M. Williams

2:40

Read by ChadH94

Fraudulent Cosmetics and 'Anti-Aging' Products by the FBI

3:02

Read by Craig Campbell

The Gardener by Robert Louis Stevenson

1:21

Read by ChadH94

A Good Boy by Robert Louis Stevenson

1:05

Read by ChadH94

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapter 1 by Mark Twain

8:41

Read by Michele Fry

Identity Theft by the FBI

2:44

Read by Craig Campbell

The Startling Adventures of Baron von Munchausen: An Adventure with a Lion and …

5:56

Read by William Allan Jones

The Matrimonial Swindle by W.H. Cove

5:00

Read by KevinS

My Mother by Carr

1:59

Read by ChadH94

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson

1:47

Read by ChadH94

Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud by the FBI

4:19

Read by Craig Campbell

Stiffner and Jim (Thirdly, Bill) by Henry Lawson

17:01

Read by Son of the Exiles