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The Sea Wolf

Read by Tom Crawford


Jack London


The Sea-Wolf is a novel written in 1904 by American author Jack London. An immediate bestseller, the first printing of forty thousand copies…

The Mutiny of the Elsinore

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Jack London


This is the story of a voyage of a sailing ship from Baltimore to Seattle, east-to-west around Cape Horn in the winter. It is set in 1913 an…

The Game

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Jack London


Jack London wrote at least four stories about boxing; A Piece of Steak (1909), The Mexican (1911), The Abysmal Brute (1911), and The Game (1…

The Call of the Wild (Version 2)

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Jack London


This is the story of Buck, dog napped from sunny California to snowy Arctic during the Alaska gold rush. This deservedly famous book has bee…

Nigger of the Narcissus

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Joseph Conrad


This is the story of a voyage of a merchant sailing ship from Bombay to England, set in the very late 19th century. “It was a bad winter off…

A Voyage to the South Sea

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William Bligh


A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in Hi…

Vol II Ch 14: Northward

In The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

Chapter 6 - In Which a Very Old Game Takes Place on the Hog's Back

In Bulldog Drummond

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Sapper


‘Sapper’, the pseudonym of Colonel. H.C. McNeile M.C. was one of the most popular English writers of thrillers between the two world wars. A…

CH.5 ROAD AND RAIL

In Twentieth Century Inventions: A Forecast

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George Sutherland


This work from 1901 predicts what technological developments will manifest in the twentieth century. The author, a technical journalist, pre…

The Banks of the Sacramento

In Short Story Collection Vol. 047

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Jack London


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

02 - Chapter 1 Part 2

In My Life in the South

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Jacob Stroyer


My Life in the South is the vivid and touching autobiography of African-American former slave, Jacob Stroyer. It recounts experiences from …

The House of Mapuhi

In Short Story Collection Vol. 040

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Jack London


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 040: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

At Home and Abroad

In Mozart: The Man and the Artist as Revealed in His Own Words

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Friedrich Kerst


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His name is one of the most recognizable names in history and one of the most enduring of composers. At age 5, this…

The San Francisco of the Past

In The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews


The first half of this book describes the devastating earthquake that hit San Francisco in 1906, and the subsequent destruction caused by fi…

18 - Chapter IX, The Work and the Workers, Part One

In The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'

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Robert Falcon Scott


Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time.…