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by Abbott, Keith; Ping, Wang; Thomas, Lorenzo
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Second half of a reading by Keith Abbot, Wang Ping, and Lorenzo Thomas. Thomas reads a selection of work for approximately twenty minutes, including "Multicultural," "The mockingbirds," "For almost a year to the day," and "Tar baby." (Continued from 97P035)
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by Abby Frances Friebe
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LibriVox recording of The Nomad of the Nine Lives, by Abby Frances Friebe. Read by Sharon Kilmer. Tales of a cat's life told by the cat in hopes of saving cats from death by animal shelters or abandonment. (Summary by Sharon Kilmer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
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by Abby Langdon Alger
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LibriVox recording of In Indian Tents by Abby Langdon Alger. Read in English by BettyB; ToddHW; Jules Hawryluk; Kalynda; Hope A collection of the legends and stories of North Eastern Indians "In the summer of 1882 and 1883, I was associated with Charles G. Leland in the collection of the material for his book The Algonquin Legends of New England, published in 1884. I found the work so delightful, that I have gone on with it since, whenever I found myself in the neighborhood of Indians. The...
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by Abbé Prévost
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LibriVox recording of Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost. Read in English by Mary Bard Published in 1731, Manon Lescaut (on which the Puccini opera is based) takes as its themes passionate, tragic love, and redemption through suffering. It is the story of the Chevalier des Grieux, a student, who sees Manon as she is being taken to a convent, and instantly falls in love with her. He offers to save her from the convent, and the two young lovers run away to Paris. There follow many adventures and...
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by Abbé Prévost
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LibriVox recording of Manon Lescaut y el caballero des Grieux by Abbé Prévost. (Translated by Enrique de Mesa.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Manon Lescaut es uno de los romances mas intensos de la Literatura, un recorrido intrincado por la pasión, la virtud y la razón en un tramo en el que todo evoluciona como un torrente desbocado, un rio bravo en el que nadie puede aguantar con los pies firmes ni mantener el rumbo hacia un destino seguro, pero tampoco quiere abandonar un barco que avanza...
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LibriVox recording of طبائع الاستبداد ومصارع الاستعباد (Tabai al-Istibdad wa-Masari al-Isti’bad) by Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi. Read in Arabic by Khaled_Fouad; Salma Yasser; Omar H. Eldahan; Zaineb; YasmineHaggag; Mahmoud Hussein; AhmedKidwany; Nour طبائع الاستبداد ومصارع الاستعباد كتاب من تأليف عبد الرحمن الكواكبي، يشخص الكاتب ما يسميه داء الاستبداد السياسي، ويصف...
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by Abdullah Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ
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LibriVox recording of The Fables of Pilpay by Abdullah Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ. Read in English by April Mendis; Craig Campbell; czandra; Rebecca Eden Walker; Tasha C Mapes; plspark; Kingsnake; Monicha1; Christina Fu; Michael MacTaggert; Alan Mapstone; Hannah Dormor; Gini Pug; Ellies; Jonathan Gary; Mary in Arkansas; holtonhj64 ; Sandy Kurtz; Jennifer Louise; ThomasGibby These moralistic stories within stories date back to the Sanskrit text Panchatantra (200 BC – 300 AD). They were first translated...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, fables, Indian literature, panchatantra, book of kalilah and dimna
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by Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás
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LibriVox recording of The Promulgation of Universal Peace: Vol. I by Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás. Read in English by Nicholas James Bridgewater; Cynthia Moyer; elmay; KHand; Lucretia B.; Max Wainer; hearhis; Carolyn Bridgewater “Two years before the crash of world war shook the continents and upheaved oceans,” Howard MacNutt relates. “‘Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás visited the United States of America proclaiming the Glad-Tidings of Universal Peace and the oneness of the world of humanity. In...
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by Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás
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LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Forces of Civilization (Persian: Risálih-i-Madaníyyih), read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. It was written before 1875 by ‘Abbás Effendí, known as ‘Abdu’l-Bahá (the Servant of Bahá) (1844-1921). The Persian text was first lithographed in Bombay in 1882 and printed in Cairo in 1911. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was the eldest son and appointed successor of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith. The original text of this work was written and...
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by Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás
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LibriVox recording of Talks by Abdul Baha Given in Paris, by 'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. “Much has already been written of the visit of Abdul Baha, Abbas Effendi, to Europe,” writes Lady Blomfield in her Preface to Paris Talks, “During his stay at Paris at 4, Avenue de Comoens, he gave short “Talks” each morning to those who crowded, eager to hear His Teaching. These listeners were of many Nationalities and types of thought, learned and unlearned,...
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Volume 1, by Charles Francis Adams, Sr. Read by Sue Anderson. Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published along with a memoir by her grandson, Charles Francis Adams, brings that era into eloquent focus. What was it like to hear the cannon's roar from your window? to face pestilence? food shortages? rampant inflation? devalued coinage?...
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by Abigail Mott; Mary Sutton Wood
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LibriVox recording of Narratives of Colored Americans by Abigail Mott; Mary Sutton Wood. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Darrell Nobles; DariaAM; Alan Mapstone; ABVoice; Ken Masters; Loraine Flegal; Nichole Kristen; Scott Leonard Fortune; drandall; AnthonyT; Lee-Ann Khoh; Andrew Kennedy; Jacqueline Burrell Walton; mleigh; Kevin Waters; Curtis R.; Mari Patterson; Christine Rottger; Tom Merritt Abigail Mott was a Quaker and abolitionist from New York who, along with fellow Quaker M. S. Wood, has...
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by Abner Doubleday
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LibriVox recording of Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61, by Abner Doubleday. Read by FNH. Now that the prejudices and bitter partisan feeling of the past are subsiding, it seems a fitting time to record the facts and incidents connected with the first conflict of the Rebellion. Of the eleven officers who took part in the events herein narrated, but four now survive. Before the hastening years shall have partially obliterated many circumstances from my memory, and while...
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LibriVox recording of Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 (version 2), by Abner Doubleday. Read by Mark F. Smith. Abner Doubleday was a busy man. He rose to be a major general during the American Civil War, started the first cable car company in San Francisco, and is credited (though perhaps erroneously) with inventing the game of baseball. In 1861, he had the distinction as a captain to be second-in-command of Ft. Moultrie, one of the harbor defenses of Charleston, SC.. When...
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by Abner Doubleday
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LibriVox recording of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, by Abner Doubleday. Read by Mark F. Smith Abner Doubleday began the Civil War as a Union officer and aimed the first cannon shot in response to the bombardment opened on Ft. Sumter in 1861. Two years later, after a series of battles (including Antietam, where he was wounded), Doubleday took over a division in the Army of the Potomac's 1st Corps. These are his memoirs of service in two of the War's great campaigns. At Chancellorsville, a...
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by Abraham Cahan
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LibriVox recording of The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan. Read in English by volunteer readers. Coming to New York from the Russian Empire, Abraham Cahan founded the Jewish Daily Forward to help Yiddish-speaking immigrants adjust to life in New York. He also became a popular novelist, best known for his semi-autobiographical The Rise of David Levinsky , about a Russian Jew who emigrates to America and rises from rags to riches. - Summary modified from Wikipedia For further information,...
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by Abraham Cowley
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Wish by Abraham Cowley. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 24, 2013. Abraham Cowley (koo-lee) was a leading English poet in the 16th century. (Summary by David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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A few of Lincoln's most famous speeches and the Lincoln-Douglas debate make for historic reading. (summary by David O) Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (79MB)
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by Abraham Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by Ann Boulais; Drew Johnson; David Lawrence; Ernst Pattynama; Frances Brown; Julia Niedermaier; Laurie Anne Walden; Lucretia B.; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper; Phil Chenevert; Ray Kasper; Sue Anderson; TriciaG; Winston Tharp On Thursday, November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave a brief address at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This speech is now considered one of the greatest...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by Shurtagal. It was a cloudy November day in 1863 when thousands gathered to hear renowned orator Edward Everett dedicate a national cemetery at the site of a pivotal battle early in July of that year. Also present to deliver "a few appropriate remarks" was the President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spoke but 278 words; Everett later wrote to the President, "I should be glad, if I could flatter myself that I...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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The Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, in November, 1863, followed a few short months after the roiling, acrid clouds of gun smoke dissipated, leaving a little crossroads town in Pennsylvania heir to the human tragedy of over 7,000 corpses and 21,000 men suffering wounds. It was a most unnatural disaster. On November 19, the chief executive made the trip to the still-dazed, shot-torn community to deliver, almost as an afterthought (for he was not the keynote speaker), an address...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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Librivox recording of Lincoln at Cooper Union. Read by henkelsc. On 27 February 1860, Abraham Lincoln gave this address at the Cooper Union in New York City. When he gave the speech, Lincoln was considered by many to be just a country lawyer. After he gave the speech, he soon became his party's nominee for president. (Summary by henkelsc) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by Jim Cadwell. The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States history. It was delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated the Confederates at the decisive Battle of...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of The Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by John Greenman After having written and released an initial draft of this proclamation in September of 1862, minor changes were made and Lincoln signed it on January 1st, 1863. It declared free the slaves in 10 states not then under Union control, with exemptions specified for areas already under Union control in two states. Lincoln spent the next 100 days preparing the army and the nation for...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by John Greenman. The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States history. It was delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online...
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by Abraham Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by John Greenman Lincoln's first inaugural address was delivered on March 4th, 1861, as the North and South were sliding towards separation and Civil War. His second inaugural, given just weeks before his assassination, was also delivered on March 4th but four years later, in 1865. Just over a month later, April 18th, 1865, the Civil War ended with the surrender of the Confederate army. This was four...
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by Abraham Merritt
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LibriVox recording of The Moon Pool by Abraham Merritt. Read by Mark Nelson. Dr. David Throckmartin’s scientific expedition to the South Sea Islands discovers among ancient ruins a portal into Muria, an unknown underground world. After the disappearance of Throckmartin, his wife and two companions, his old friend Dr. Walter Goodwin enters Muria with a rescue party, only to confront an fantastic world filled with incredible beings, astounding scientific advances, and the worship of the most...
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by Abraham Merritt
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LibriVox recording of The Metal Monster by Abraham Merritt The Metal Monster is an Abraham Merritt fantasy novel. Dr. Goodwin is on a botanical expedition in the Himalayas. There he meets Dick Drake, the son of one of his old science acquaintances. They are witnesses of a strange aurora-like effect, but seemingly a deliberate one. As they go out to investigate, they meet Goodwin's old friends Martin and Ruth Ventnor, brother and sister scientists. The two are besieged by Persians as Darius III...
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by Abraham Tomlinson
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LibriVox recording of The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775, by Abraham Tomlinson. Read by FNH "Perceiving that much of the intrinsic value of these Journals would consist in a proper understanding of the historical facts to which allusions are made in them, I prevailed upon Mr. LOSSING, the well-known author of the "Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution" to illustrate and elucidate these diaries by explanatory notes. His name is a sufficient guaranty for...
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by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto
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LibriVox recording of El Caballero Carmelo by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto . Read in Spanish by KendalRigans El caballero Carmelo es un cuento del escritor peruano Abraham Valdelomar, considerado por la crítica como lo mejor de toda su creación ficticia y uno de los cuentos más perfectos de la literatura peruana. Publicado el 13 de noviembre de 1913 en el diario La Nación de Lima, encabeza el conjunto de los cuentos denominados «criollos» o «criollistas», ambientadas durante la niñez del...
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by Abram Joseph Ryan
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Farewells by Abram Joseph Ryan. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 26, 2019. Read in English by Brian Dirkx; alulu; Bruce Kachuk; Bill Mosley; Craig Franklin; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Ian King; Josh Kibbey; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; marietcox54; NarratorJ; rumpledpoetry; leknarf; The Letter A; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and William Mosqueda. Abram Joseph Ryan was an American poet, an active proponent...
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by Abram S. Isaacs
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Pillow and Stone by Abram S. Isaacs. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 24, 2011. Abram S. Isaacs (1851-1920) was an American rabbi, author, and professor. Isaacs received his education at the New York University, from which he was graduated in 1871. He became a Rabbi at Barnett Memorial Temple at Paterson, New Jersey. For thirty-five years he occupied a chair at the New York University, first as Professor of Hebrew, then of Germanic...
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by Absalom Martin
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LibriVox recording of Kastle Krags: A Story of Mystery by Absalom Martin. Read by VfkaBT A series of murders occur at the remote seaside mansion of a millionaire in Florida. The mystery is heightened via local lore of pirates and hidden treasure, not to mention a fabled ancient octopus said to have a taste for the local black population. It's up to grad student Ned Killdare, a budding naturalist and detective, to solve the case, aided by the rich man's pretty niece, Edith. - Summary by Matt...
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by Abu Abdillah Muhammad Ibn Ajurrum Al-Sinhaji
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LibriVox recording of Al Adjrumiieh, by Abu Abdillah Muhammad Ibn Ajurrum Al-Sinhaji; translated by J.J.S. Perowne. Read by Nicholas J. Bridgewater. The Ájurrúmiyyah, by ‘Abdu’lláh ibn Muḥammad ibn Dáwud, as-Sanhájí, known as Ibn Ájurrúm (1273 - 1323), is a famous grammatical text that has been in constant use throughout the Arab world for 700 years. The original Arabic text is often memorised by pupils before moving on to more advanced works of Arabic grammar. Arabic grammarians...
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by Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Habib al-Mawardi
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LibriVox recording of أدب الدنيا والدين Kitab Adab al-Dunya w'al-Din (The Ethics of Religion and of this World), by Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Habib al-Mawardi (أبو الحسن الماوردي). Read in Arabic by Youssef Safiljil (يوسف صافي الجيل). Al-Mawardi (Alboacen) was one of the famous Islamic authors and jurists. He was a well-known man in the “Abbassid” empire—a mature thinker who left a legacy of many excellent books which represent Islamic...
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by Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī
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LibriVox recording of The Confessions of al-Ghazali by Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī. (Translated by Claud Field.) Read in English by Iqra; TomDavisBeal Abu Hamid al-Ghazali was born in 1058 AD in the city of Tus in modern day Iran. He was a reputed scholar, philosopher and Shafi'i jurist who was a professor of theology at the Nizamiyya College of Baghdad. At the peak of his fame, he was gripped by an internal schism between his beliefs and his inner self. He gave up his...
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by Achim von Arnim
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Au Fil des Lectures . Nouvelle fantastique d'Achim von Arnim lue par Éric (1h 16min). « À la hauteur de Toulon, un observateur bien placé aurait pu voir un vaisseau turc échappant à la poursuite d’une galère Maltaise, à la faveur d’un coup de vent inespéré. Furieux de n’avoir pu en venir aux mains, les deux équipages déposèrent leurs armes et ne s’en injurièrent que plus violemment. Chacun paraissait savoir juste assez de la langue de l’autre pour lui envoyer les plus...
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by Achim von Arnim
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LibriVox recording of Der tolle Invalide auf dem Fort Ratonneau, by Achim von Arnim. Read in German by Rolf Kaiser. Die Geschichte einer deutsch-französischen Liebesverbindung, die nach schwerstem Missverständnis in Harmonie ausgeht. Auf dem Höhepunkt des Konfliktes bedroht der Mann – Franzose, Kommandant einer Festung – in der Verblendung des Irrtums eine ganze Stadt mit Waffen- und Bombenterror. Aber zusammen mit der Gnade des vorgesetzten Offiziers, gelingt es der unbeirrten Liebe...
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Second half of a Kathy Acker and Michael Brownstein reading. Acker finishes reading her poem "Sex Show." (Continued from 79P097)
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by Acker, Kathy; Brownstein, Michael
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First half of a Kathy Acker and Michael Brownstein reading. Brownstein reads a selection of poems, including "Paris Visitation," "Distance Between People," and "Breakdown On Broadway." Kathy Acker selections include "Sex Show." (Continues on 79P097)
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by Acker, Kathy; Codrescu, Andrei; Holman, Bob; Taylor, Steven; Waldman, Anne
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First half of an evening of poetry, prose, and music with Naropa faculty members Steven Taylor, Andrei Codrescu, Anne Waldman, Kathy Acker, and Bob Holman. Taylor is joined by Stephan Ielpi, Elliot Greenspan, and members of the Diggers. Highlights include Taylor's "I have seen the promised land," Codrescu's "Circle jerk," and Holman's "Rare and beautiful things at half price." (Continues on 91P159)
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Second half of an evening of poetry, prose, and music with Naropa faculty members Steven Taylor, Andrei Codrescu, Anne Waldman, Kathy Acker, and Bob Holman. Acker and Holman read from their works, including Holman's "For the birds," "Hey, what did I say," and "Censor not." (Continued from 91P158)
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by Ada Barnett
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LibriVox recording of The Man On The Other Side by Ada Barnett. Read in English by Grace Buchanan; Jim Locke; AnaNaumoska; Kathleen Moore; Danielle Fedrigo ; Zach Hoyt Ruth never expected to have a house of her own. Raised in an orphanage, she is forced to work for her living. She chooses to work in a book store, until the Great War. She serves in France and then marries. But what would she do with power? Would she be contented to settle down as a happy country wife? How would her husband take...
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by Ada Buisson
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LibriVox recording of Horror Stories by Ada Buisson. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Ada Buisson was a Victorian novelist and short story author. This collection includes her three horror stories, all of which were published in the journal Belgravia in 1867-1869. - Summary by Newgatenovelist For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by Ada Cambridge
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LibriVox recording of SISTERS, by ADA CAMBRIDGE. Read by LUCY BURGOYNE Ada Cambridge (November 21, 1844 - July 19, 1926), later known as Ada Cross, was an English born Australian writer. While she gained recognition as Australia’s first woman poet of note, her longer term reputation rests on her novels. Overall she wrote more than twenty-five works of fiction, three volumes of poetry and two autobiographical works.[1] Many of her novels were serialised in Australian newspapers, and were never...
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by Ada Leverson
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LibriVox recording of Love at Second Sight by Ada Leverson. Read by Helen Taylor In the final installment of the 'Little Ottleys' trilogy, three years have passed since Bruce and Edith's marriage was in danger of collapse. Thanks to Edith's forgiving and patient ways they have put their difficulties behind them, and their lives seem on an even keel despite the advent of the First World War. But change is in the air: Bruce and Edith have a house guest - the intriguing Madame Frabelle charms...
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LibriVox recording of Tenterhooks by Ada Leverson. Read in English by Helen Taylor The second of the 'Little Ottleys' trilogy, an Edwardian comedy of manners. Several years have passed since the events in 'Love's Shadow', but Bruce Ottley is as difficult and irksome as ever. His beautiful wife Edith continues to gently manage his foibles, and regards him with a fond tolerance. But then she meets the enchanting - and very handsome - Aylmer Ross. The attraction between them is undeniable, and...
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by Ada Leverson
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LibriVox recording of Love's Shadow by Ada Leverson. Read in English by Helen Taylor The first in a trilogy of books known together as 'The Little Ottleys', this is a sparkling social comedy set in Edwardian London. Ada Leverson was a great friend and staunch supporter of Oscar Wilde and shared his love for sharp, witty writing. Like Wilde, her work is characterised by a wonderful ear for dialogue and deft characterization. 'Love's Shadow' introduces us to Bruce and Edith Ottley and their...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner
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LibriVox recording of The Topaz Story Book: Stories and Legends of Autumn, Hallowe'en, and Thanksgiving by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner. Read by LibriVox Volunteers From the Introduction: "Nature stories, legends, and poems appeal to the young reader’s interest in various ways. Some of them suggest or reveal certain facts which stimulate a spirit of investigation and attract the child’s attention to the beauty and mystery of the world. Others serve an excellent purpose by...
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LibriVox recording of The Pearl Story Book: Stories and Legends of Winter, Christmas, and New Year's Day by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of Christmas, Winter, and New Year tales and poems compiled by Ada M. Skinner and Eleanor L. Skinner (Summary by RomaSingh) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner
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LibriVox recording of The Turquoise Story Book: Stories and Legends of Summer and Nature by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner. Read in English by volunteer readers. A book compiling stories, legends, and poems about summer and nature, piquing reader's interests by appealing to the reader's fancy, quickening his/her sense of humor, or attract his/her attention to some spiritual significance. - Summary by RomaSingh For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Little Dramas for Primary Grades by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence. Read in English by Linette Geisel; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Leanne Yau; Twinkle; Tomas Peter; sashelliott; A LibriVox Volunteer; Craig Franklin; Sonia; Rachel; Diane Alailima; April6090; SuperCoconut; Chuck Williamson; Abby; Sarah Jennings 37 short and very short plays for young children - summary David O Readers: Linette Geisel : Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6),...
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by Adah Isaacs Menken
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LibriVox recording of Infelicia by Adah Isaacs Menken. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Adah Isaacs Menken's short life was full and eventful. Probably born in the American South, she travelled, wrote journalism, became famous as an actress, successfully navigated press scandals about her private life and wrote poetry. This volume collects her poems, which explore, among other things, Judaism, the position of women in society and contemporary events such as the American Civil War. By turns...
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by Adah Louise Sutton
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LibriVox recording of Teddy Bears by Adah Louise Sutton. Read in English by Linda Andrus. Set in the early 1900's, this is a delightful story of a tribe of Teddy Bears arrival in the department store and the adventures some of them have when they are brought into a family's home. - Summary by Linda Andrus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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by Adah Louise Sutton
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LibriVox recording of A Little Maid in Toyland by Adah Louise Sutton. Read in English by Gloria Begemann. The story portrays the adventures of a young girl and her friends as they magically go through the door of her doll house into a strange world called Toyland. (Summary by gloryb) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by Adalbert Stifter
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LibriVox recording of Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter. Translated by Lee M. Hollander Read by Greg W. On Christmas Eve, two children, a brother and sister, leave their grandmother's house in an Alpine village and get lost in the mountain snow. They become trapped among the rock crystals of the frozen glacier. This short and gripping novel, by 19th century Austrian master Adalbert Stifter, influenced Thomas Mann and others with its suspenseful, simple, myth-like story and majestic depictions of...
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by Adalbert Stifter
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LibriVox recording of Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter. (Translated by Lee M. Hollander.) Read in English by Carol Pelster Lovely story of two children who get lost in a hazardous winter crossing of an Alpine pass after visiting their grandparents in a neighboring village. Full of beautiful details about the lives of the hardy villagers, and their love for their families and their mountain home. - Summary by Carol Pelster For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Adam Karrillon
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Bauerngeselchtes by Adam Karrillon. Gelesen auf Deutsch mit verteilten Rollen. Adam Karrillon (1853-1938) war Arzt und Schriftsteller. Bekannt wurde er durch seine Heimatromane aus dem Odenwald sowie durch Reiseerzählungen. Bei den 16 Novellen dieses Hörbuches handelt es sich um Dorfgeschichten, in denen Karrillon auf derb-skurrile Art, gewürzt mit etwas trockenem Humor, das Leben auf dem Lande beschreibt. - Zusammenfassung von lorda Mitwirkende: Astrid Weinmann :...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of A Song of Autumn by Adam Lindsay Gordon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 11, 2105. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christie Crews; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Glenn O'Brien; Isaiah Barker; Ian King; JoeBlu; J. McDougall; Jamie Ridler; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; mpvoice and DarkGoddess. Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey and politician. ( Wikipedia) For further...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Hunting Song by Adam Lindsay Gordon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 24, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Campbell Schelp; PNGDeb; Foon; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; ritalouise; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Wyn Stewart. Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey, police officer, and politician.  In this Weekly Poem he raises a glass "..to every...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Michele McFarland; George Allen; Crln Yldz Ksr; Jack Albert; Michele Fry; Gaby; Diana Schmidt; Amanda Tekell; Anusha Iyer; Sonia; Isabel Thiel; Ryan Finch; John Burlinson; Chris Bunn; J. Olpecre; realisticspeakers; Phil Benson; Jargoniel; Julia Niedermaier; Newgatenovelist This is a volume of poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon, 'British-born Australian Steeple-Chase Rider and Poet'. "The poems of Gordon have an...
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by Adam Mickiewicz
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LibriVox recording of Ballady i Romanse by Adam Mickiewicz. Read in Polish by Gosia Leksandrówna. Świat Ballad i Romansów, choć jak najbardziej rzeczywisty, o określonym miejscu na mapie i w dziejach, tchnie ludową wyobraźnią, niepokojącą, tajemniczą i groźną cudownością. W świecie tym niezywkłe siły i istoty, jak rusałki, zmory lub diabły, maniestują swą obecność w codzienności ludzi. Wydane w Wilnie w roku 1822 Ballady i Romanse to pierwsze dzieło polskiego...
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by Adam Mickiewicz
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets from the Crimea, by Adam Mickiewicz. Read by Piotr Nater & Algy Pug. Adam Mickiewicz is considered one of the greatest of Polish poets. Sonnets from the Crimea was composed during a trip to that region in 1825 and rapidly became one of the poet's most popular works. (Introduction by Algy Pug For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Adam Oehlenschläger
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LibriVox recording of Ausgewählte Gedichte by Adam Oehlenschläger. Read in German by lorda; Tabea; Sandra Schmit; Anna Samrowski; Jonas Wagner; schrm; NicoleO; Crln Yldz Ksr Adam Oehlenschläger war ein dänischer Dichter, der zu seiner Zeit äußerst populär war, inzwischen aber eher in Vergessenheit geraten ist. Er war vor Allem für seine Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte bekannt. Eine Auswahl dieser Gedichte findet sich in diesem Band. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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LibriVox recording of Aladdin, Or, The Wonderful Lamp (A Dramatic Poem, in Two Parts) by Adam Oehlenschläger. (Translated by Theodore Martin.) Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This retelling of Aladdin in dramatic verse begins in the humble home of a tailor, whose son spends his days in idleness and brings his parents nothing but grief. Soon, however, this son is brought to a magical grotto, where he finds a great treasure which will bring him his fortune. This story will have some...
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by Adam Papadolias
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Fusion of ambient and Hindustani music with poetry about being stuck on someone (the images you dropped, i picked them up and can't let go)
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by Adam Smith
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LibriVox recording of The Wealth of Nations, Book 5, by Adam Smith. Read by Stephen Escalera. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (Introduction from Wikipedia) For further...
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by Adam Smith
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LibriVox recording of The Wealth of Nations, Book 4. Read by Stephen Escalera. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to...
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by Adam Smith
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LibriVox recording of The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith. Read by Stephen Escalera. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (from Wikipedia) For further information, including...
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by Adam Smith
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Librivox recording of The Theory of Moral Sentiments (First Edition) by Adam Smith. Read by LIbriVox Volunteers. "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." (from The Theory of Moral Sentiments) Adam Smith considered his first major book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, his most...
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by Adam Smith
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LibriVox recording of The Wealth of Nations, Book 1 by Adam Smith. Read by Stephen Escalera. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information,...
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by Adam, Helen
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First half of a lecture by Helen Adam on topics including repetition, Percy Shelley, W.H. Auden, Rudyard Kipling, poets as music makers, and ballads. Readings include "The Looking Glass" and "A Smuggler's Song." A question and answer period follows the lecture. (Continues on 79p026.)
Topics: New American Poetry, music and literature, performance poetry
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by Adam, Helen
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Helen Adam class focusing on the appeal of narrative verse. Topics include the works of Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, James Thompson, Allen Ginsberg and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with a list of the great narrative poems and discussions of aspects of witchcraft and the darkness of Scottish border ballads.
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Second half of a lecture by Helen Adam, with this half focusing on English ballads, including "A Letter of Advice" and "Reputing Drive." (Continued from 79p025.)
Topics: New American Poetry, performance poetry
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Second half of a lecture by Helen Adam, with this half focusing on English ballads, including "A Letter of Advice" and "Reputing Drive." (Continued from 79p025.) Keywords: New American Poetry, performance poetry, music in literature