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by Kate Sanborn
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LibriVox recording of The Wit of Women by Kate Sanborn. Read in English by Joseph Tabler; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Mayah; Siobhan McAlpin; Kate Follis; Sherri Lothridge; Treefairy; Gloria Begemann; Jan Moorehouse; Mary Escano It is refreshing to find an unworked field all ready for harvesting. While the wit of men, as a subject for admiration and discussion, is now threadbare, the wit of women has been almost utterly ignored and unrecognized. With the joy and honest pride of a discoverer, I...
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox recording of The Coming of the Princess, and Other Poems by Kate Seymour MacLean. Read in English by Sonia; Ross Klatte; CJ Baars; Nina Lily; Livia F.; Kalynda There is truth, doubtless, in the remark, that we are enriched less by what we have than by what we hope to have. As the poetic art in Canada has had little of an appreciable past, it may therefore be thought that the songs that are to catch and retain the ear of the nation lie still in the future, and are as yet unsung....
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Thanksgiving by Kate Seymour MacLean. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  November 12, 2017. Read in English by aravagarwal; Bruce Kachuk; Chase Landkamer; ClaudiaSterngucker; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ian King; Jude; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper; Nemo; DrPGould; Phil Schempf; Rosemarie DeSapio; Meg Dorsett; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. A tribute to the autumn season, taken from THE COMING OF THE PRINCESS, AND OTHER POEMS (1881) ( David...
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Two Windows by Kate Seymour MacLean. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 9, 2021. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; czandra; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Larry Wilson and Phil Schempf. Kate Seymour was born in America and moved to Canada upon her marriage. She was a well-known poet in her day, published in Canadian and American periodicals. She became a strong advocate of the "Canada First" movement....
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox recording of Advent Days and Poems of Remembrance by Kate Seymour MacLean. Read in English by NoelBadrian; Sonia; John Burlinson; SkyAlbatross; CJ Baars This is a very short volume of poems by Canadian poet Kate Seymour MacLean, containing only twenty poems. - Summary by Carolin 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...
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by Kate Slaughter McKinney
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LibriVox recording of Katydid's Poems by Kate Slaughter McKinney. Read in English by Kirby Wheatland; Nemo; Melissa Perry; FraserP; Larry Wilson; PatsyAnn; Eva Davis; Felicity12; Minnie This is a volume of poems by Kate Slaughter McKinney, poet laureate of the State of Alabama of 1931, who often went by the pen-name Katydid. The poems are cute and amusing, children will enjoy them. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Kate Trimble Sharber
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LibriVox recording of The Annals of Ann by Kate Trimble Sharber. Read in English by CJ Plogue As the only “surviving” child of her parents, Ann is considered by close friends and family to be an overly indulged child. Some say she is incorrigible but most find her to be pleasant and fun-loving in spite of her precocious nature. Inspired by her Cousin Eunice, young Ann decides to start a diary in hopes her grandchildren will some day read it. As for content, Ann does not feel anything...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by Kyle Van DeGlast Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short stories, and also quite a few songs and poems. Each tale is tagged with what culture it is from - (Summary by Kyle Van De Glast) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths And Legends Of California And The Old Southwest by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales "...The preparation of a volume of the quainter, purer myths, suitable for general reading, authentic, and with illustrations of the country portrayed, but with no pretensions to being a purely scientific piece of work.... This volume is intended for popular use." As with most mythologies or religions, these stories tell how the world came to be, how...
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LibriVox recording of Myths And Legends Of The Pacific Northwest Especially Of Washington And Oregon by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales The basis on which these myths were selected necessarily excluded those which showed traces of the white man's religion or of the red man's coarseness. Relatively speaking, only a few myths could be selected. These were the creation myths, the origin of the races, the theft of fire, the salmon, and especially those connected with the...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends of Alaska by Katharine Berry Judson. Read by David Wales The myths in this 1911 volume are authentic. The original collections were made by government ethnologists. Only the quaintest and purest of the myths have been selected. The leading myth of the North the Raven Myth, is given with a fair degree of completeness. . These tribes are included: Eskimo (Bering Strait), Tlingit (Wrangel), Tsetsaut, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Athapascan (Upper Yukon), Eskimo...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths And Legends Of The Great Plains (version 2) by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales. Here, amidst the vast sweep of the plains which stretch away to the horizon on every side, boundless, limitless, endless, lived the plains Indians. Standing in the midst of this vast green plain on a soft May morning, after the Thunder Gods have passed, when the sun is shining in the soft blue above, and the sweet, rain-swept air is blown about by the Four Winds...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Early Days Of Old Oregon by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales 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 Sources. OLD OREGON was a mighty sweep of country, and a most romantic one. From the northern border of Mexican California to near Sitka in Russian America it stretched, nearly eight hundred miles. Eastward it stretched over a country of mighty mountain...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales It is a loss to American literature that so much of the legendary history of these Indian tribes has gone, beyond hope of recovery. Exquisite in color, poetical in feeling, these legends of sun, moon, and stars, of snow, ice, lightning, thunders, the winds, the life of the forest birds and animals about them, and the longing to understand the why and...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths And Legends Of British North America by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales [The Native American] story tellers of the camp related, with dramatic gestures, stories of the Days of the Grandfathers, in the beginning of the Newness of Things. Nothing was too large or too small to come within the bounds of their beliefs, or within the play of their fancy. Only authentic myths and legends have been used in the compilation of this volume. The leading...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends of Alaska by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Editor Katharine Berry Judson collates and presents a narrative history of Alaskan Myths. Originally gathered and recorded by government ethnologists, she paints an overall picture of Alaskan history as told by its many tribes. From the Eskimo to the Tlingit, from the Tsetsaut to the Haida, the origin of the still-wild state begins with the great Bird (often called...
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by Katharine Carl
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LibriVox recording of With the Empress Dowager of China by Katharine Carl. Read in English by Gail Timmerman Vaughan Through the eyes of an artist, With the Empress Dowager of China provides a glimpse of life in the Chinese Imperial Court, unseen by any other Westerner. In 1903, Katharine Carl, an American artist, was invited to paint a portrait of Cixi, the Empress Dowager of China, for display at the 1904 Exhibition at St Louis, USA. For nine months from the 5th of August 1903 when the...
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by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
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Librivox recording of The Tree Dwellers by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Katharine E. Dopp was well-known as a teacher and writer of children's textbooks at the turn of the 20th Century. She was among the first educators to encourage the incorporation of physical and practical activity into the elementary school curriculum at a time when such activities were becoming less commonplace in a child's home environment. The Tree-Dwellers - The Age of Fear is the first in a series...
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by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
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LibriVox recording of The Early Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp. Read in English by Valentina Vocelli; Dick Bourgeois-Doyle; TheIntern356 The People Who Wanted To Live in Caves. This little book takes us back to the time when our ancestors lived, or wanted to live, in caves. Unfortunately the caves of that time were mostly used by large animals like the Sabre Toothed Tiger and bears who could easily kill and eat our ancestors. Thus the subtitle of this book is The Age of Combat. This book,...
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by Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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LibriVox recording of A Change of Air by Katharine Fullerton Gerould. Read in English by Amy Dunkleberger Anyone can make a will by which his possessions are divided after his death but Cordelia Wheaton was ahead of the game for she willed away her fortune, leaving herself just enough to live comfortably on, in middle life. Mrs. Gerould takes this amusing cue and shows what happened next to those upon whom fortune had suddenly smiled, perhaps a bit awry - Summary from The Publishers Weekly...
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by Katharine Haviland Taylor
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LibriVox recording of Natalie Page by Katharine Haviland Taylor. Read in English by Jim Locke; Kathleen Moore Natalie Page is coming to visit her aunt and uncle in New York. Of course they want her around, but every social engagement is more important, even when she is ill. So Natalie starts to focus on small mysteries like her stolen bracelet, and observe the people around her. She writes a lot about their norms, habits and deeds. Would she be able to frive during her stay or would she always...
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Blood Road by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 30, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christine Rojas; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Hypatia; Justin S Barrett; Jon Scott Jones; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; melaniebjensen; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Ruth Logrono; SweetHome; Tasha C Mapes and Tomas Peter. Katharine Lee Bates was an American writer, poet, professor, and social...
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox recording of America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 3, 2022. ------ In honor of The United States' 246th birthday on July 4th. Bates wrote the words as a poem originally entitled "Pikes Peak". It was first published in the Fourth of July 1895 edition of the church periodical, The...
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox recording of The Empty Room by Katharine Lee Bates. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Empty Room by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 19, 2021. ------- Best known as the author of "America the Beautiful", American professor and poet Katharine Lee Bates also wrote many books and articles on social reform. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox recording of On Christmas Eve by Katharine Lee Bates. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of On Christmas Eve by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 19, 2021. ------- Best known as the author of "America the Beautiful", American professor and poet Katharine Lee Bates also wrote many books and articles on social reform. In this poem, she strips away some of the outer layers of the Christmas story to...
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by Katharine Newlin Burt
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LibriVox recording of SNOW-BLIND, by KATHARINE NEWLIN BURT. Read by ROGER MELIN. A bit of a menage-a-quatre in a remote cabin in the wilderness as fugitive Hugh, his younger brother Pete, nursemaid and cook Bella, and now the newly arrived snow-blinded young Sylvie who had been snatched from near death in the snow by the heroic but moody Hugh. Because of her blindness, Sylvie is led to believe her rescuer to be a handsome and dashing hero; his younger brother to be but a young lad of 14; and...
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by Katharine Newlin Burt
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LibriVox recording of The Branding Iron, by Katharine Newlin Burt. Read by Roger Melin. From the cold and mountainous regions of Wyoming to the bright lights of the big city, The Branding Iron is the story of a remarkable woman, Joan Carver. Born of poor means, at a fairly young age Joan decides to leave her father and strike out on her own, but she is to face more difficulties and hardships than she had reckoned for, and the men she encounters on her way share different means of dealing with...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Mother’s Nursery Tales by Katharine Pyle. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Bekaroo; Lydia; Emily Tisheuar; Lynne Thompson; alicethefairy; Scott Bennett; Sonia; Reeses118; Jade Hjelstrom; Georgann Fennell; Kana McKay; Jude Ellis; chelstex; Larry Wilson; James K. White; anjpatel Perhaps you did not know that fairy tales were ever truths, but they are—the best and oldest of them. That does not mean they are facts like the things you see around you or learn from history...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of The Counterpane Fairy, by Katharine Pyle. Read by Lynne Thompson. Teddy has been ill. Now, he is feeling better and is bored; and his exhausted mother needs to rest. He is befriended by the Counterpane Fairy, who entertains him with stories of which he is the hero. (Summary by Lynne Thompson) 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 Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Three Little Kittens by Katharine Pyle. Read in English by MikeStanich; Rosie Roberts; Rachel; Nerotacita Jazbury, Yowler and Fluffy are three brave and curious kittens craving adventure. Join them as they accidentally venture into the woods and courageously face off against dogs, rats and strange people. - Summary by Mary Kay For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Tales of Folk and Fairies, by Katharine Pyle. Read by William Tomcho. In "Tales of Folk and Fairies" Ms. Pyle tells 15 different children's stories from around the world; each more delightful than the last. Each story stands completely on it's own and although they were probably meant for children, adults will certainly enjoy them as well. (Summary by wtomcho) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Six Little Ducklings by Katharine Pyle. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Asta1234; Xenablue; Rachel Six little ducklings and their mom live in a hollow tree down by the river. Join them as the grow up by the water and learn more about themselves and their animal neighbors. - Summary by Mary Kay 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 Katharine S. Prichard
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LibriVox recording of The Pionees, by Katharine S. Pritchard. Read by kirstyl. The Pioneers is set against the background of pioneering life in the Gippsland region of Victoria in pre-Federation Australia. Mary and Donald Cameron are free-settlers who make a home in the wilderness and grow a prosperous cattle operation that establishes their position as prominent members of the new settlement. At first, the novel privileges Mary’s perspective as she encounters escaped convicts, bush fires,...
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by Katharine Tynan Hinkson
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LibriVox recording of Flower of Youth: Poems in War Time by Katharine Tynan Hinkson. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Dru Conway; Ian King; Larry Wilson; Kathleen Moore This is a volume of poetry by Irish poet and writer Kathrine Tynan about World War I. Published in 1917, the poems translate the general atmosphere of fear and grief prevalent across Europe into beautiful verses. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Katharine Tynan Hinkson
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LibriVox recording of An Isle in the Water by Katharine Tynan Hinkson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. 'Here, among the hosts of ladies who write with care and inelegance, comes a woman artist. "An Isle in the Water" is a collection of fifteen well-conceived and excellently-finished Irish stories, for which it would be hard to find anything to say but praise. They are all extremely short for the force of their effect, and every touch tells; they are gracefully phrased without...
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by Katharine Yirsa Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of Green Valley by Katharine Yirsa Reynolds. Read in English by Jim Locke; Janna Erikson; Dumple; Bethany Megill; TR Love; Carolyn Spencer-Kerridge ; Gillian Hendrie; rex27 ; Renee More; springteacher "Traveling men have a poor opinion of it. Ministers of the gospel have been known to despair of it. Socially ambitious matrons move out of it, or, if that is not possible, despise it. Real estate men can not get rich in it. And humorless folk sometimes have a hard, sad time...
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by Katherine Blunt, Frances Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
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LibriVox recording of Food Guide for War Service at Home by Katherine Blunt, Frances Swain and Florence Powdermaker. Read by Maria Kasper. "The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great food need in Europe—and meeting it is an imperative military necessity—we must be very careful and economical in our food use here at home. We must eat less; we must waste nothing; we must equalize the distribution of...
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Gambler (version 2) by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers The book follows the life of Clodagh Asshlin, an Irish girl brought up with her younger sister by her spendthrift father in the wilds of the Irish countryside. When her father dies, she marries the much older friend of her father who pays off all the family’s debts. They move to Italy, where Clodagh falls in with a fast crowd where she is easily led by her naivete and youth down the wrong...
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers On a trans-continental train journey into Paris, Max, a young adventurer determined to make his way as an artist, meets Blake, a well-to-do Irishman. Blake helps Max set up a studio in Montmartre and they enjoy the life of Paris and each other's company. However, things are definitely not what they seem and the book takes a very contemporary turn as another person appears on the scene. - Summary by Simon Evers...
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by Katherine Hale
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LibriVox recording of The New Joan and Other Poems by Katherine Hale. Read in English by Larry Wilson Katherine Hale is the pen name of Amelia Beers Warnock Garvin, a Canadian poet and literary critic. This volume is one of her collections with the background of World War I as a theme, but full of faith and hope. - Summary by Larry Wilson 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 Katherine Jewell Everts
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LibriVox recording of The Speaking Voice: principles of training simplified and condensed , by Katherine Jewell Everts. Read by Ruth Golding . From the Preface of The Speaking Voice : "This book offers a method of voice training which is the result of a deliberate effort to simplify and condense, for general use, the principles which are fundamental to all recognized systems of vocal instruction. It contains practical directions accompanied by simple and fundamental exercises, first for...
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by Katherine Keene Galt
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LibriVox recording of The Girl Scouts at Home by Katherine Keene Galt. Read in English by Teresa Bauman; Kana McKay; Rosslyn Carlyle; Natalie Paula; Jennifer Dallman; sarahsyahiirah; Denise Nordell; Lynne Thompson; luv2read2014 Little Rosanna Horton was a very poor little girl. When I tell you more about her, you will think that was a very odd thing to say. She lived in one of the most beautiful homes in Louisville, a city full of beautiful homes. And Rosanna's was one of the loveliest. It was...
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by Katherine MacLean
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LibriVox recording of Contagion by Katherine MacLean. Read in English by David Wales Minos was such a lovely planet. Not a thing seemed wrong with it. Excepting the food, perhaps. And a disease that wasn't really. Originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction, October, 1950. Katherine Anne MacLean (born January 22, 1925) is an American science fiction author best known for her short fiction of the 1950s which examined the impact of technological advances on individuals and society. - Summary...
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of "At the Bay." Katherine Mansfield was prominent Modernist writer of short fiction. This a ninety minute story from her collection of The Garden Party . Read by Luci Burgoyne. 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. Download M4B (41MB)
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of The Garden Party, by Katherine Mansfield. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. A collection of 15 short stories on a variety of subjects, by one of New Zealand’s best-known writers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats, 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 (188MB)
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of Prelude by Katherine Mansfield. Read by iremonger. One of the first books to be published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press, Prelude is among Katherine Mansfield's most accomplished stories, inspired by her childhood in New Zealand. (Introduction by iremonger) 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 Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of Something Childish and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield. Read in English by Rob Marland; Fractal Pariah; Phil Schempf; Marcia Eppich-Harris; Trish Thompson; Sriks; Kathleen Moore; Dafni Ma; ToddHW; Nemo; Farrah; Eva Davis; Katharina Glowalla; Hannoria; dnce17; Sommer Ward; Saint Ananda This posthumous collection of stories and sketches by the New Zealand modernist author was published the year after her death from tuberculosis in 1923. It appeared in the US under the...
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield. Read in English by Rob Marland; Sunbeard; Daryl Horton; Malka Davis; thestorygirl; Ariphron; Kathleen Moore; Aaron Nosan; April6090; Bhavya; Sonia; Sia Tuinei The Doves' Nest and Other Stories is a collection of complete stories and fragments by the writer Katherine Mansfield. The book was published several months after the Kiwi author's death. - Summary by Rob Marland For further information, including links to...
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of In a German Pension, by Katherine Mansfield. Read by skoval The first collected volume of short stories of the New Zealand modernist. Inspired by her own travels, Mansfield begins to refine her craft with a series of tales which depict German life at the brink of the first world war. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the...
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LibriVox recording of Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, The Matchless Orinda. Read by Elizabeth Klett The poet Katherine Philips was called "The Matchless Orinda" in her day and was well known for her works, both personal and political. She was a staunch Royalist (a supporter of Charles I and his son during the English Civil Wars) and wrote poetic defenses of the monarchy. She was also part of a literary coterie, in which she and her friends had "code...
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by Katherine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of The Counterpane Fairy, by Katherine Pyle. Read by Lee Elliott. A little boy, recuperating from a lengthy illness, is entertained by visits from the Counterpane Fairy, who treats him to stories associated with each of the squares in the counterpane (quilt) on his sickbed. She has him concentrate on one of the squares until it turns into something like a doorway into the story. Once inside the story, he becomes its lead character until it fades out as if he's awakening from...
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by Katherine Thurston
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LibriVox recording of THE MASQUERADER, by KATHERINE CECIL THURSTON. Read by TOM WEISS. The Masquerader is one of two Katherine Cecil Thurston’s books that appeared on the Publisher’s Weekly best-seekers list in 1905 (The other, The Gambler, is also in the Librivox collection). The Masquerader is part mystery, part romance and part political thriller – all tied up in one neat package. Nature has a way of sometimes making two people nearly indistinguishable in appearance. Such is the...
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LibriVox recording of The Gambler, by Katherine Thurston. Read by Tom Weiss. Clodagh, 18 years old, is the eldest daughter of Dennis Asshlin, an Irish gentleman who lives in an area of Ireland called Orristown. Dennis is passionate, proud and indebted to no one. But, Dennis has an obsession with gambling that is leading the family to ruin. When tragedy strikes, Clodagh finds herself in a situation where she must defend the family honor because “no Asshlin is ever obliged to anyone”. She...
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by Kathleen Gray Nelson
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LibriVox recording of The Fox That Wanted Nine Golden Tails by Kathleen Gray Nelson. Read in English by Caroline Lilyard A fox aspires to reach his 1000th birthday safely and be rewarded with nine golden tails in this wise and charming fairytale. 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,...
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by Kathleen Norris
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LibriVox recording of Mother, by Kathleen Norris. Read by Megan Kunkel. With seven children and a home to take care of, Margaret wondered how her Mother could be so happy living a life that seemed all drudgery. As Margaret has new experiences, she comes to realize that "her mother was not only the truest, the finest, the most generous woman she had ever known, but the happiest as well". (Summary by Megan Kunkel) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of The Treasure by Kathleen Norris. Read in English by Kristel Tretter The Treasure is a story about the Salisbury Family and the trivialities of employing help for the household. Mrs. and Mr. Salisbury see the work of a maid rather differently, especially depending on the level of education. Justine, the latest hired help, is a graduate of the American School of Domestic Science. She has Mrs. Salisbury questioning her ideas of what a maid should be, and considering the more...
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Zeke's Gallery Performances & Interviews
by Katia Grubisic
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On the occasion of the launch of Vallum magazine 3.2 there was a series of poetry readings held at Zeke's Gallery on February 24, 2006.
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by Katia Grubisic
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On the occasion of the launch of Vallum magazine 3.2 there was a series of poetry readings held at Zeke's Gallery on February 24, 2006.
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by Katia Grubisic
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Katia Grubisic's introduction for the Verse Press / Delirium Press reading at Zeke's Gallery on January 19, 2005
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Katia Grubisic's introduction to the second set at the Verse Press / Delirium Press reading at Zeke's Gallery on January 19, 2005
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In honor of the launch of Vallum magazine 3.2 a series of reading were held at Zeke's Gallery on February 24, 2006.
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Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Katz, Eliot; Levitsky, Rachel
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A reading, June 19, 2004 held at Naropa University including Eliot Katz and Rachel Levitsky. Katz reads new and old poem. Levitsky reads a selection of her translations of Zhang Er and ends with a lengthy reading from her manuscript in progress Neighbor. This is part 1 of 2.
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by Kay Lyttleton
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LibriVox recording of Jean Craig, Graduate Nurse by Kay Lyttleton. Read in English by Librivox volunteers As Jean Craig finished her training and prepared for graduation, illness struck—first in her own family, and later in epidemics that swept the village of Elmhurst. It was with a deep feeling of satisfaction that Jean was able to give trained and efficient aid at the hospital. It was with equal satisfaction that she watched romance blossom between Dr. Benson, the fresh young intern, and...
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LibriVox recording of Jean Craig In New York by Kay Lyttleton. Read in English by Ares Sancho Jean is a talented teenage girl devoted to her family. Living with her parents and sisters in the countryside, she is given the opportunity to go back to New York and continue her art studies. The joy for her new life in New York will get to conflicting feelings, because she also misses her loved family in the countryside. (Summary by Ares) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Keith Laumer
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Librivox recording of Greylorn by Keith Laumer. Read by Mark F. Smith. Commander Greylorn has a problem. No, actually he has two of them. It's not enough that the remaining residents of Earth have pinned their last hope of salvation on him and his mission. He has to find a colony that presumedly was established at an unknown star two centuries before and beg their help. But first, he has the small matter of a mutiny on board his starship, and people are trying to kill him! Written in an era...
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LibriVox recording of Greylorn, by Keith Laumer. Read by Mark Nelson. Earth is threatened with destruction by a deadly alien plague. The planet’s only hope: Get help from the long-lost Omega Colony, somewhere in space. The fate of the Earth is in the hands of Lieutenant Commander Greylorn in charge of the search for Omega, and every decision he will make during Man’s first contact with an alien race... (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of A Trace of Memory by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Nick Bulka; Mark Nelson Legion was homeless and hungry and looking for a way to get to Miami when he crossed paths with Foster. Foster enlists Legion's aid in dealing with the mysterious light-beings called Hunters who he says have been chasing him, and also in recovering his lost memories. He possesses a journal with entries dating back centuries which contain the only clues to his identity. Their quest involves...
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LibriVox recording of A Bad Day For Vermin by Keith Laumer by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Phil Chenevert For your listening pleasure, here are three stories by the ingenious Keith Laumer from the glorious days of Science Fiction in the early 1960s: A Bad Day for Vermin, The King of the City and Doorstep. They were all published in various Science Fiction magazines then flourishing in the United States at that time. I won't spoil your fun of listening to them by giving detailed story...
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LibriVox recording of It Could Be Anything by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Phil Chenevert A science fiction story by the great Keith Laumer - what more needs to be said? - But I will say more nevertheless. A young man sets out from his rural town to see the world for himself. What is really over the next hill? What does a big city look like? Is there really an ocean? After all, we only have the testimony of others that tell us about these things. Full confidence and belief in himself, he...
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LibriVox recording of Gambler's World & The Yillian Way, by Keith Laumer Read by Phil Chenevert Here are two stories starring the always unconventional Terrestrial Diplomat, Retief. As a diplomat, Retief does not always follow procedure. Well the truth is that he almost never follows procedure but somehow his wit and strength manage to salvage most situations from the bumbling of the other diplomats. His sardonic approach to inter galactic negotiations in these two stories is a delight to...
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by Kellogg Durland
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LibriVox recording of Royal Romances of Today by Kellogg Durland.  Read in English by Lynette Caulkins; KevinS; Diana Majlinger "In the year 1907, the Woman’s Home Companion commissioned me to go to Russia to write the story of the early days, courtship and marriage of her whom the world knows to-day as the 'Tsaritsa,' The following year, the same periodical sent me to Italy to write a similar account of the life of Queen Elena; and in 1910 I was once more sent abroad, this time to...
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LibriVox recording of The Red Reign: The True Story of an Adventurous Year in Russia by Kellogg Durland. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Kellogg Durland spent a year in Russia as a journalist in 1906, during a seminal period in Russian history. This is a highly interesting read, knowing as we do what fell out for Russia in the next decade. The Russian Revolution did not appear from nowhere in 1917. Durland's account shows the rumblings that existed before the explosion. (Summary by...
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by Kenjiro Tokutomi
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LibriVox recording of Nami-ko by Kenjiro Tokutomi. (Translated by Sakae Shioya; Edwin Francis Edgett.) Read in English by Availle Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's. The couple is very happy together and Takeo is doing everything to create the perfect life for his wife, even more so when she contracts tuberculosis. Takeo's mother, however, sees Nami's illness as a threat to the survival of...
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
by Kenneth Callen King
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Ken's Masters Thesis. MA in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969.
Topics: philosophy, plato, parmenides