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Sergeant York and His People

Read by Brett W. Downey


Sam K. Cowan


From a cabin back in the mountains of Tennessee, forty-eight miles from the railroad, a young man went to the World War. He was untutored in…

John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs

Read by Peter Kelleher


Jack London


Jack London died at the age of forty. In this autobiographical work, London describes his life as seen through the eyes of John Barleycorn (…

Minor Works of Josephus

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Flavius Josephus


There are 3 parts to this collection. (1) Against Apion is a two-volume defence of Judaism as classical religion and philosophy, stressin…

Representative Men

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. Th…

Daniel Boone

Read by Allyson Hester


John Stevens Cabot Abbott


This is a detailed biography of the life and adventures of Daniel Boone. His accomplishments are brushed over in history classes these days …

The Empire of Russia from the Remotest Periods to the Present Time

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott


A history of Russia from 500 B.C. to 1855 A.D., written by John Stevens Cabot Abbott, the brother of Jacob Abbott. (Summary by Jean Bascom)

The Life of Kit Carson

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Edward S. Ellis


Christopher Carson, or as he was familiarly called, Kit Carson, was a man whose real worth was understood only by those with whom he was ass…

The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby

Read by Mark F. Smith


John S. Mosby


This is not a work of fiction! These are the actual memoirs of a legendary leader of partisans who bedeviled the Union army for years, almos…

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Read by Lynne Carroll


Elinore Pruitt Stewart


The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for hers…

Childhood - Детство

Read by Yakovlev Valery


Leo Tolstoy


Childhood (Детство [Detstvo]; 1852) is the first novel in Leo Tolstoy’s autobiographical trilogy. They are the works that launched his writi…

Hero Tales from American History

Read by David Leeson


Theodore Roosevelt


Its purpose … is to tell in simple fashion the story of some Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die; who proved thei…

The Story of My Life (Version 2)

Read by George Cooney


Helen Keller


An autobiography of Helen Keller published when the author was still in her early 20's. The narrative reveals how her mind developed and mat…

Remarkable Rogues: The Careers of Some Notable Criminals of Europe and America

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Charles Kingston


The title and subtitle pretty much say it all. Twenty biographical sketches of people you would not want your son or daughter to marry. (Sum…

Random Reminiscences of Men and Events

Read by William Tomcho


John D. Rockefeller


A good book by the oil revolutionist of the 20th century. As they say "Men should listen to experience" and this book is all about…

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

Read by Sue Anderson


John Muir


"The only fire for the whole house was the kitchen stove, with a fire box about eighteen inches long and eight inches wide and deep,- s…

Two Years in the Forbidden City

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Princess Der Ling Yu


THE author of the following narrative has peculiar qualifications for her task. She is a daughter of Lord Yu Keng, a member of the Manchu Wh…

Richard I

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers

Read by Ted Delorme


Charles Bradlaugh


This book presents a brief bio and a summary of important ideas & events in the lives of 23 great philosophers from ancient times throug…

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 3

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

The Story of a Soul (Version 2)

Read by Susan Morin


Saint Therese Of Lisieux


She is also known as St. Thérèse of Child Jesus. She was born at Alençon, France, 2 January 1873; died at Lisieux 30 Se…

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