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Five Tales

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John Galsworthy


This 1918 book consists of five short stories or novelettes by Galsworthy. They are The First and Last (1914), A Stoic, The Apple Tree (1916…

The Wheel of Time

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Henry James


Fanny Knocker is a very, very plain young woman. She is introduced to the extremely handsome, thoroughly impoverished, younger son of an old…

A Little Book of Christmas

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John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: Four short Christmas stories, a bit sentimental, but still affecting and worthwhile. Plus Four Christmas verses. (Summary by David …

The House Of The Arrow

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A. E. W. Mason


A young English girl is accused in Dijon of murdering her French aunt. Hanaud to the rescue! Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French S&uc…

A Journey in Search of Christmas

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Owen Wister


Cowboy Lin McLean rides into frontier Cheyenne, Wyoming, at Christmastime and learns a powerful meaning of Christmas. Author Owen Wister is …

Red Men And White

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Owen Wister


These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so …

The Discovery Of The Future

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H. G. Wells


The Discovery of the Future is a 1902 philosophical lecture by H. G. Wells that argues for the knowability of the future. It was originally …

Early Days Of Old Oregon

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Katharine Berry Judson


Twenty-three stories of the history of early Oregon plus an appendix: A Brief Summary Of The History Of The Old Oregon Country From Original…

Bernard Treves's Boots; A Novel Of The Secret Service

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Laurence Clarke


What has Manton gotten himself into? His impersonation has broader implications -- and more dangerous ones -- than he had imagined. (Summary…

In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories

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Robert Barr


Thirteen short stories by one of the most famous writers in his day. Robert Barr was a British Canadian short story writer and novelist, bor…

Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park

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James W. Schultz


James Willard Schultz, or Apikuni, (1859 – 1947) was a noted author, explorer, Glacier National Park guide, fur trader and historian of the …

Sherman’s Military Lessons Of The American Civil War, From His Memoirs

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William Tecumseh Sherman


This LibriVox recording comprises chapter 25 (Conclusion – Military Lessons Of The War) of Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman’s Memo…

Round The Fire Stories

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


In the present [1908] collection those [stories] have been brought together which are concerned with the grotesque and with the terrible—suc…

Wilderness; A Journal Of Quiet Adventure In Alaska

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Rockwell Kent


The illustrator and author Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)wrote and illustrated this description of a trip to Alaska with his eldest son. Though a…

Myths And Legends Of California And The Old Southwest

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Katharine Berry Judson


"...The preparation of a volume of the quainter, purer myths, suitable for general reading, authentic, and with illustrations of the co…

Finn The Wolfhound

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Alec John Dawson


Dawson published over thirty books, the one best remembered today probably being the animal adventure story Finn the Wolfhound (1908)…. Hi…

Lanagan Amateur Detective

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Edward H. Hurlbut


This is a 1913 collection of ten short detective stories by a not well known writer. Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper…

The Measure Of A Man; A Tale Of The Big Woods

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Norman Duncan


A tale of a singular man at work among lumber-jacks. Duncan's droll style and tongue-in-cheek viewpoint keep the reader and listener much en…

A Cruise in an Opium Clipper

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Lindsay Anderson


Eamont was an opium clipper built in Cowes. It was the subject of an 1891 book, A cruise in an opium clipper, by Captain Lindsay Anderson. …

Invention And Discovery: Curious Facts And Characteristic Sketches

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Unknown


"In this little volume are brought together a number of sketches and memoranda, illustrating the history of discovery, and the lives an…

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