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Woodcraft

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Nessmuk


George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th ce…

The Odysseys of Homer

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Homer


The Odysseys are a collection of stories about Ulysses' journey home from the war at Troy purportedly written in the 8th century BCE by Home…

The Saga of Gunnlaug the Worm-Tongue and Raven the Skald

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Anonymous


A tale from Iceland, 800 years ago. In a dream of quarrels and death The birth of fair Helga is told Cross the north seas ventured for fame …

Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex

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Owen Chase


Owen Chase (October 7, 1797 – March 7, 1869) was First Mate of the whale ship Essex, that was struck and sunk by a sperm whale on October 28…

The Splendid Wayfaring

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John Neihardt


Quote: "In the following pages I have told the story of that body of adventurers who, from 1822 to 1829, opened the way for the expansi…

The Ascent of Denali

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Hudson Stuck


The story of the First Ascent of Denali by Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert Tatum in 1913, recorded in celebration of …

The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

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Filippo De Filippi


Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since 1741 when Vitus Bering saw the pea…

Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847

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John Rae


After the bizarre death of Thomas Simpson, Dr. John Rae was chosen to complete the survey of the Northwest Passage, linking the work of Simp…

The Gardener

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Rabindranath Tagore


Most of the lyrics of love and life, the translations of which from Bengali are published in this book, were written much earlier than the s…

The Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems

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James Russell Lowell


A collection of poems by Lowell, one of the Fireside poets with Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Bryant, including a sketch of his life. T…

Back to Europe — From Yakutat to London

In The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

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Filippo De Filippi


Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since 1741 when Vitus Bering saw the pea…

Mount Everest, The Route to the Summit

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 053

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include History--Jocelyn de Brakelond's 13th…

Return from Mount St. Elias to Yakutat

In The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

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Filippo De Filippi


Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since 1741 when Vitus Bering saw the pea…

The Uses of Poetry

In Short Poetry Collection 154

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Various


This is a collection of 35 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2016.

The Gold Hunters of the North

In Revolution, and other Essays

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Jack London


A collection of 13 essays written between 1900 and 1908, published in 1910. The lead essay, "Revolution", outlines how and why Lon…

Al Fresco

In The Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems

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James Russell Lowell


A collection of poems by Lowell, one of the Fireside poets with Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Bryant, including a sketch of his life. T…

Prayer at Sunrise

In Short Poetry Collection 175

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Various


This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2017.

The Wolves of Cernogratz

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 029

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Various


A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

The Shepherd of King Admetus

In The Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems

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James Russell Lowell


A collection of poems by Lowell, one of the Fireside poets with Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Bryant, including a sketch of his life. T…

The Nightingale in the Study

In The Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems

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James Russell Lowell


A collection of poems by Lowell, one of the Fireside poets with Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Bryant, including a sketch of his life. T…

Thanksgiving - Read by PS

In Thanksgiving

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Kate Seymour MacLean


A tribute to the autumn season, taken from THE COMING OF THE PRINCESS, AND OTHER POEMS (1881) - Summary by David Lawrence

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