Memoirs

The Gods of Mars (version 2)

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


Edgar Rice Burroughs


In this second volume of the Barsoom series, John Carter returns to Mars to learn that his heroic effort to salvage the atmosphere plant sav…

Blackfeet Indian Stories

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George Bird Grinnell


The Blackfeet were hunters, travelling from place to place on foot. They used implements of stone, wood, or bone, wore clothing made of skin…

Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 1

Read by Timothy Ferguson


Lord Thomas Cochrane


This two volume work is the autobiography of Lord Cochrane, a naval captain of the Napoleonic period. His adventures are seminal to the deve…

My Life and Work

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Henry Ford


Henry Ford profiles the events that shaped his personal philosophy, and the challenges he overcame on the road to founding the Ford Motor Co…

The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt

Read by Bob Neufeld


Theodore Roosevelt


This book is a collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s published commentaries and public addresses on the general theme of the requirements for i…

By Ox Team to California - A Narrative of Crossing the Plains in 1860

Read by Sue Anderson


Lavinia Honeyman Porter


Imagine a young, twenty-something woman in 1860, reared “in the indolent life of the ordinary Southern girl” (which means she has never lear…

The Letters of Jane Austen

Read by Elizabeth Klett


Jane Austen


This recording includes a selection of Jane Austen's letters, edited by Susan Coolidge and chosen from the collection of Austen's great-neph…

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte." De Conte …

The Letters of a Post-Impressionist

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Vincent Van Gogh


“Being the Familiar Correspondence of Vincent Van Gogh ... [Van Gogh's] art was appreciated during his life only by a very few and it is but…

The Flying Saucers are Real

Read by Roger Melin


Donald Keyhoe


The Flying Saucers are Real is a book that investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs b…

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

Read by Jim Clevenger


Ulysses S. Grant


In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether…

Fighting the Flying Circus

Read by Brett W. Downey


Eddie Rickenbacker


This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Ha…

A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Su…

Read by Barry Eads


Joseph Plumb Martin


Joining the Continental Army as a teenager, Joseph Plumb Martin spent the next eight years fighting in the Revolutionary War as an enlisted …

The Escaping Club

Read by Tom Weiss


A. J. Evans


Described by some as one of the greatest escape books published. The Escaping Club recounts Evans' escape to Switzerland from a supposedly &…

Living on Half a Dime a Day

Read by Sue Anderson


Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth


How to live on 5 cents a day! How to survive financial ruin without losing your house! How to keep to a bare bones budget and still have mon…

The Atrocities of the Pirates

Read by James K. White


Aaron Smith


In 1822, Aaron Smith, a young English seaman, was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England.…

Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

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Fanny Kelly


"Narrative of my captivity among the Sioux Indians: with a brief account of General Sully's Indian expedition in 1864, bearing upon eve…

The River War - An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

Read by Mark F. Smith


Winston S. Churchill


When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backla…

The Journal of Lewis and Clarke (1840)

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Meriwether Lewis


"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocea…

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