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Tom Playfair; or Making a Start

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Tom Playfair; Or Making a Start is a book by a Roman Catholic priest, originally published in 1890, and written for youth ages 9-12.

The story opens with 10-year-old Tom Playfair being quite a handful for his well-meaning but soft-hearted aunt. (Tom's mother has died.) Mr. Playfair decides to ship his son off to St. Maure's boarding school — an all-boys academy run by Jesuits — to shape him up, as well as to help him make a good preparation for his upcoming First Communion. Tom is less than enthusiastic, but his adventures are just about to begin: life at St. Maure's will not be dull. (Introduction from Wikipedia) (6 hr 19 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface

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01 - In Which the Hero of the Story is Represented in a Doubtful Light

9:29

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02 - In Which Tom by a Series of Misadventures Brings Down the Wrath of His Fat…

15:46

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03 - In Which Tom Leaves for St. Maure's, and Finds On the Road Thither That Fu…

19:16

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04 - Tom Arrives at St. Maure's, and Makes the Aquaintance of John Green Under …

24:15

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05 - In Which Tom Is Persuaded to Go to Sleep

12:22

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06 - In Which Green and Tom Run a Race Which Proves Disastrous to Both

11:15

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07 - In Which Tom Usurps Minor Orders with Startling Results

11:44

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08 - In Which Tom Gets Into Many Difficulties, and Holds an Astonishing Intervi…

22:31

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09 - In Which Tom Concludes That Vinegar Never Catches Flies

6:39

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10 - In Which Tom Gives Green a Bit of Advice, Which, Aided by a Storm, is Not …

17:29

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11 - The Night of the First Friday in November

12:54

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12 - Tom's Midnight Adventure

9:37

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13 - In Which Tom Takes a Trip

8:08

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14 - In Which Tom Goes to the Theatre

6:19

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15 - In Which Tom is Lost

18:22

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16 - In Which Tom Enters Upon a Career of Extravagance

12:07

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17 - In Which the Prodigal Returns

15:41

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18 - In Which Tom Astonishes and Horrifies His Aunt

20:20

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19 - In Which Tom and Keenan Hold a Council of War

9:28

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20 - Storming of the Snow-Fort - Mr. Beakey Talks at Cross Purposes With the Se…

16:40

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21 - In Which Tom Meets With a Bitter Trial

9:50

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22 - In Which Tom Wins a New Friend and Hears a Strange Story

16:10

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23 - In Which the "Knickerbockers" Play the "Red Clippers"

8:23

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24 - Trouble Ahead

11:12

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25 - A Joyous Going Forth, and a Sad Journey Home

13:15

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26 - Sickness

7:02

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27 - Death

10:08

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28 - An Escape From Jail, and the Beginning of a Snow-Storm

10:07

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29 - End of the Snow-Storm

3:40

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30 - Conclusion

5:18

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Bewertungen

I love this book, it it the best!

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I love this book! This boy has a amazing life! I strongly recommend this book, super duper strongly recommend this book!

Tom Playfair

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