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A Fable

In Short Story Collection Vol. 028

Read by Carole White


Mark Twain


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 028: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

The Gearheart

Read by Alex White


Alex White


Jonathan Andrews, Initiate in the Seekers of the Arcane Unknown, joined the society two years ago with the hopes of protecting the secrets o…

The Gearheart: Maiden Flight of the Avenger

Read by Alex White


Alex White


Agent Augustus Elsworth is a Seeker of the Arcane Unknown, mechanic, pilot and thief... or so he believes. When he is caught trying to steal…

The Red Hand

Read by Wanda White


Arthur Machen


Two London gentlemen ponder the evolution of humankind as they investigate a modern-day murder committed with an ancient tool. - Summary by…

The Spirit Of Education

Read by Jeff White


Jeff White


What is education? It's a term we use every day to describe the process of putting 25 or 30 young souls into a cinder block room and fillin…

The Trolls of Lake Maebiewahnapoopie

Read by Jeff White


Jeff White


You may think you know about small towns. You may think you know about high school principals. You may think you know about high society poo…

Thirty Years A Slave

Read by James K. White


Louis Hughes


Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a black slave woman. Throughout his life he worked mostly…

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.…

The Monk: A Romance

Read by James K. White


Matthew Lewis


Matthew Gregory Lewis's The Monk: A Romance is a story of frustrated and unrequited desire between mentor and pupil mixed with elements of t…

White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War

Read by James K. White


Herman Melville


This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities…

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave

Read by James K. White


Henry Bibb


Henry Walton Bibb was born a slave. His father was white although his identity was not positively known. Bibb was separated from his mother …

Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Biography and Autobiography

Read by James K. White


John Relly Beard


François-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture (1743-1803) rose to fame in 1791 during the Haitian struggle for independence. In this revol…

Redburn: His First Voyage

Read by James K. White


Herman Melville


Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head…

The Letters of Mark Twain, Complete

Read by James K. White


Mark Twain


These letters were arranged in two volumes by Albert Bigelow Paine, Samuel L. Clemens's literary executor, as a supplement to Mark Twain, A …

The Conjure Woman

Read by James K. White


Charles Waddell Chesnutt


Published in 1899 by Houghton Mifflin, Chesnutt's first book, The Conjure Woman, was a collection of seven short stories, all set in "P…

The Negro Problem

Read by James K. White


Various


This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift …

My Southern Home or, The South and Its People

Read by James K. White


William Wells Brown


William Wells Brown was born a slave, near Lexington, Kentucky. His mother, Elizabeth, was a slave; his father was a white man who never ack…

A Book of Myths

Read by James K. White


Jean Lang


This is a collection of myths--mostly Greek with a smattering of others from the east--written in a clear and easy-to-read style. Lang compl…

The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk

Read by James K. White


John Howell


This work was the true story of Alexander Selkirk (1676 to December 13, 1721), a Scottish sailor who was employed in a number of different t…

The Marrow of Tradition

Read by James K. White


Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In The Marrow of Tradition, Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the ra…

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