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William Again

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Richmal Crompton


Fourteen more stories about William Brown. William is a mischievous eleven year old who is puzzled by the adult world, which is no less puzz…

Three Essays by James Freeman Clarke

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James Freeman Clarke


Three diverse essays on souls in animals, a comparison of Buddhism and Christianity, and individualism in religion. Born in Hanover, New Ham…

Prophets, Priests, And Kings

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Alfred George Gardiner


These biographical essays of (mostly) British subjects were written in 1907-1908 for The Daily News newspaper and reflect their subjects as …

Custer Battlefield: A History And Guide To The Battle Of The Little Bighorn

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Robert Marshall Utley


It should be noted that this national park is now called the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. “The long, tragic history of Ind…

Joseph Conrad

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Hugh Walpole


This is a literary biography of Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) who is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was granted Brit…

Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

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James O. Brayman


There is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of t…

Campaign For Petersburg

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Richard Wayne Lykes


In the American Civil War the Union victory in the ten-month campaign for the city of Petersburg, Virginia (June 1864-March 1865), led direc…

Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes Of The Civil War

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Various


Seven narratives published in the late nineteenth century and assembled in this 1913 collection. - Summary by david wales

The Human Boy

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Eden Phillpotts


This collection of eleven short stories, both humorous and touching, about English school boys was published in 1900. The book was quite pop…

Never: A Handbook For The Uninitiated And Inexperienced Aspirants To Refined So…

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Nathan Dane Urner


An 1883 tongue-in-cheek spoof of manners and mannerisms of “society”. ‘the “Open Sesame” to that jealously-guarded realm,—good society,—in …

Who Burnt Columbia?

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Augustine T. Smythe


This Librivox reading consists of selections from depositions in a lawsuit brought after the end of the American Civil War by some businessm…

Hospital Transports; A Memoir Of The Embarkation Of The Sick And Wounded From T…

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Frederick Law Olmsted


In the American Civil War, The United States Sanitary Commission, staffed by volunteers, may be viewed as a precursor to The Red Cross. It s…

Use Of The Dead To The Living

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Thomas Southwood Smith


In 1827 Thomas Southwood-Smith published The Use of the Dead to the Living, a pamphlet which argued that the current system of burial in the…

The Prodigal Village; A Christmas Tale

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Irving Bacheller


Small town life in early twentieth century New York state. This is a piquant parable of human nature. Bacheller's lightly humorous voice is …

Shandygaff

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Christopher Morley


A number of most agreeable Inquirendoes upon Life & Letters, interspersed with Short Stories & Skits, the whole most Diverting to th…

Oscar Wilde: A Study

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André Gide


This is a 1905 memoir of one great litterateur’s latter days written by another great litterateur. This recording omits the numerous footnot…

The Private Soldier Under Washington

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Charles Knowles Bolton


Much was been written about the American Revolution, but our knowledge of the private solders of the patriot army is confined chiefly to Was…

O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919

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Various


Fifteen short stories of 1919, winners of a rigorous competition. The extensive Introduction is omitted from this recording. ( david wales)

The Indians Of Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Margaret Herschel


A short review of the history and presence of Native Americans in the area of the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, USA. - Summary by david wa…

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