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Chapter II

In 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…

Introduction

In The Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Pass…

Read by James K. White


Charles Godfrey Leland


This work, then, contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; t…

(Part 1) A Narrative, etc., etc.

In 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.…

Cicely's Dream

In The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

Read by James K. White


Charles Waddell Chesnutt


Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim …

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