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Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection

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Various


Seventeen poems about the sea or in which the sea plays an important role. - Summary by david wales

Naval Occasions And Some Traits Of The Sailor-Man

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Bartimeus


Twenty-six stories of pre-World War I British naval life in war and peace. - Summary by david wales

Gulliver The Great And Other Dog Stories

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Walter Alden Dyer


This 1916 book is a collection of sixteen of the author's dog stories previously published in magazines. ( David Wales)

Around The Yule Log

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Willis Boyd Allen


Eleven yule-tide stories by a popular writer of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. - (Summary by david wales)

The Race Of The Swift

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Edwin Carlile Litsey


This 1905 collection is of the author’s short animal stories, some previously published in magazines. - Summary by David Wales

That Pup

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Ellis Parker Butler


A puppy, unanounced and unordered, arrives in a crate at Mr. Murchison's house. Humorous events follow. - Summary by david wales

Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University

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Owen Wister


Owen Wister's wry humor enlivens this comedic story of three sophomores during exam week at Harvard. (Summary by David Wales)

O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919

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Various


Fifteen short stories of 1919, winners of a rigorous competition. The extensive Introduction is omitted from this recording. ( david wales)

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 New Swiss Family Robinson

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Owen Wister


A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon (Summary by David Wales)

The Water Ghost and Others

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John Kendrick Bangs


Eight ghost stories by a master story teller and humorist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. (Summary by David Wales)

The Case Of The Registered Letter

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Augusta Groner


A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent. (Summary by David Wales)

That House I Bought; A Little Leaf From Life

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Henry Edward Warner


This is a whimsical, entertaining, tongue in cheek narrative of the author’s purchase of a house, circa 1911. - Summary by david wales

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…

The British Army From Within

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E. Charles Vivian


This 1914 book gives a picture of the British Army structure and life in the early hours of World War I. Summary by david wales

Lin McLean

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Owen Wister


Lin McLean is an unaffected, attractive young cowboy in the Wyoming territory before statehood. This book is various stories in his life. (S…

The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, W…

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George Cooreman


The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary b…

The Indians Of Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Margaret Herschel


A short review of the history and presence of Native Americans in the area of the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, USA. - Summary by david wa…

A Versailles Christmas-Tide

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Mary Stuart Boyd


The Boy has fallen ill with scarlet fever while at school in France. His parents rush to his side. A touching memoir. - Summary by david w…

Barry Blake Of The Flying Fortress

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Gaylord Dubois


Gaylord DuBois wrote juvenile literature for decades. This is a boys' adventure story about serving in the American World War II flying cor…

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