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Jun 26, 2022 United States Army
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LibriVox recording of Project Horizon: Establishment of a Lunar Outpost by United States Army. Read in English by KevinS The US national policy on space includes the objective of developing and exploiting this Nation's space capability as necessary to achieve national political, scientific, and security objectives. The establishment of a manned outpost in the lunar environment will demonstrate United States leadership in space. It will also provide a basis for further explorations and...
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Jun 21, 2022 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Serbian Fairy Tales by Unknown. (Translated by Elodie Lawton Mijatović.) Read in English by Librivox volunteers Collection of traditional Serbian fairy tales as translated by Elodie Mijatovich, a British author living in Belgrade. Although different, parallels can be drawn with more well-known fairy stories. - Summary by LynneT 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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Mar 9, 2022 Unca Eliza Winkfield
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LibriVox recording of The Female American by Unca Eliza Winkfield. Read in English by Nikki Cain “The Female American; Or The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield, Written by Herself in Two Volumes” was anonymously published under the pseudonym Unca Eliza Winkfield in 1767. Unca Eliza, a half-Native American and half-English woman, is shipwrecked on an island. Discovering the remnants of past civilization, Unca Eliza utilizes the tools she finds and her extensive knowledge (derived from her...
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Jul 20, 2021 United States Senate
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LibriVox recording of Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack by United States Senate. Read in English by Joanne Turner A joint bipartisan report by the U.S. Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Rules and Administration, addressing security, planning, and response by the U.S. Capitol Police, the Capitol Police Board, the FBI, and Departments of Homeland Security and Defense to the events of January 6, 2021, in and around the U.S. Capitol Building. - Summary by Joanne Turner For further...
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May 13, 2021 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Dhammapada by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Newgatenovelist The Dhammapada collects sayings of the Buddha, offering advice on how to live a full and thoughtful life. The translation used for this recording is by Friedrich Max Müller and was first published in the 19th century. - Summary by Newgatenovelist For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Dec 20, 2020 Unknown
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Drive the Cold Winter Away by an unknown poet. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 13, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Silver5key; Larry Wilson; Marya James; Phil Schempf; Paul Harvey; rikkigail2012; TriciaG; TommyP A delightful poem written sometime before ca. 1625. Sometimes erroneously attributed to Tom Durfey (1653-1723) -...
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Sep 30, 2020 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Sainted Queens by Unknown. Read in English by KevinS; Kristine Bekere; btuten; Tatiana Chichilla; Shreya Sethi; Eric W. A collection of short biographies of six Catholic Queens who became saints. Saint Margaret of Scotland - Saint Elisabeth of Portugal - Saint Clotildus, Saint Ragedund, and Saint Bathildis, all Queens of the Franks - and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Hungary, scotland, saints, Franks, queens, portugal, royal, saint elizabeth,...
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Aug 26, 2020 United States Department of Energy
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LibriVox recording of U. S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather by United States Department of Energy. Read in English by Patrick Mchaffie This report—part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to support national climate change adaptation planning through the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force and Strategic Sustainability Planning process and to advance the U.S. Department of Energy’s goal of promoting energy security—examines current and...
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Jul 30, 2020 Ugo Foscolo
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LibriVox recording of Le ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis by Ugo Foscolo. Read in Italian by Davide La vicenda trae origine dal suicidio di Girolamo Ortis, uno studente universitario nato a Vito d'Asio (Pordenone) il 13 maggio 1773 e morto il 29 marzo 1796. Foscolo mutò il nome di Girolamo in Jacopo, in onore di Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Nel paese nativo esiste tuttora la casa del giovane, ristrutturata dagli eredi a seguito del terremoto del Friuli del 6 maggio 1976.  Nel 1796 Foscolo redasse un...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, letteratura italiana, lettere, romanzo epistolare, classici italiani
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Mar 29, 2020 U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education
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LibriVox recording of Americans All, Immigrants All by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education.  Read in English by Mark F. Smith The United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education partnered with the Columbia Broadcasting System to present a series of 26 dramatic radio broadcast programs detailing the role of immigrants in the development of the USA.  This small volume was printed as a supplement to the programs. It contains a great deal of the data concerning the...
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Jan 13, 2020 Umberto Lorenzoni
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Intervento e reading al presidio anti-censura Presidio contro la messa al bando di libri e autori da parte delle amministrazioni fascio-berlusco-leghiste del Veneto, 27 gennaio 2011. Umberto Lorenzoni, nome di battaglia "Eros", commissario politico della Brigata Piave, Divisione Nino Nannetti, non usa mezzi termini.
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2001-2011. Le parole di allora Anna Rispoli - voce recitante Antonio Amorosi - diplofonie, triplofonie e investigazioni Massimo Carozzi - direzione dei campi sinaptici e ingegneria sonora [...] Ad esempio, anche se non era firmato, tutti sapevano che avevamo scritto noi l'appello Dalle moltitudini d'Europa in marcia contro l'impero e verso Genova, che nella primavera del 2001 fu continuamente inoltrato, fotocopiato, stampato su volantini e riviste, recitato, trasmesso alla radio, scritto sui...
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Jan 13, 2020 μ-metik, Wu Ming 1
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Nota7-Scaramouche contro i muschiatini - di μ-metik «CHI CAZZO È ‘STO SCARAMOUCHE?» Una presentazione di μ-metik Nota7-Scaramouche contro i muschiatini è un omaggio audiofonico a L’Armata dei Sonnambuli, ed è parte di una mia raccolta dal titolo Notes on Laptop Music, in uscita a breve.
Ispirato dai molti reading di stralci del romanzo apparsi dopo (ma anche prima, come in questo) la sua uscita nelle librerie, è un esperimento algoritmico di computer music, ovvero di quel ramo...
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Oct 13, 2019 United States Supreme Court
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LibriVox recording of Supreme Cases from 1803-2018 by United States Supreme Court. Read in English by Michael Fassio; Colleen McMahon; fshort; Mike Overby; Tom Parker; KevinS; Elsie Selwyn; Gretchen LaBuhn; Greg Giordano; Craig Campbell; rmrm These cases involved questions that came before the Supreme Court that needed answers. The questions in order of appearance in this project are as follows. Does Congress have the power to pass laws that override the Constitution? What shall we do about the...
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LibriVox recording of Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks and Adaption in the United States by USGCRP. Read in English by Warren Kati Are you interested in learning about climate change and its current and future effects on the United States? The Fourth National Climate Assessment – Volume II is a 2018 report written in non-technical language by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, a panel of independent experts, as mandated by the Global Change Research Act of...
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May 29, 2019 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Mabel Ross, the Sewing Girl by Unknown. Read in English by Jennifer Fournier Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm steady faith while her younger sister chafes against the injustice of their lot in life. She is determined to uncover the mystery she thinks is lurking behind their misfortune. This book will appeal to those who love intimate family dramas, light mysteries,...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Chanticleer, the Intelligent Rooster. An interesting story in verse for children by Unknown. (Translated by Louise Pollock.) Read in English by SweetHome This is the story of an intelligent, upright and generous rooster named Chanticleer. We follow his life from birth to death in this story written in verse. The story recounts his adventures during his childhood, his studies and his travels. He becomes a father and grandfather and tries to impart...
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Apr 23, 2019 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Santa Claus Story Book by Unknown. Read in English by BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Jim Gallagher; Foon; Campbell Schelp; Greg Giordano; KevinS; Tasha C Mapes This is a collection of fairy tales. The first story is a Christmas story in verse, and of course the Christmas holidays are the best time for fairy tales, but the other stories in this volume are fairy tales that can be enjoyed year-round. This volume contains classics like the story of Cinderella and the Beauty and...
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Mar 26, 2019 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 4 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer. Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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Mar 24, 2019 US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program
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LibriVox recording of Understanding Climatic Change by US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Understanding Climatic Change - A Program for Action is a 1975 report by the US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Already at this time, it was understood that a climate change was taking place, and that it was possibly happening due to human influences. The report gives an overview of past climates, a projection of future...
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Mar 12, 2019 Ulysses S. Grant
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LibriVox recording of State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1869 - 1876) by Ulysses S. Grant. Read in English by Colleen McMahon; eWinters; Shasta; Kristine Bekere; Owen Cook; realisticspeakers The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, typically delivered annually. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows the President to outline his...
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Mar 3, 2019 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories and Poems for Children, Original and Select by Unknown. Read in English by Campbell Schelp. A collection of short stories and poems for children, filled with sweet but simple life lessons. - Summary by Campbell Schelp 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...
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Jan 27, 2019 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Something New for my Little Friends by Unknown. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Ellies; BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson; Emily Isabella; April6090; Foon This is a collection of stories in verse for children. Published in 1866 by an author only known by the initials F.F., these poems teach children the virtues, their duties, and what happens to ill-behaving little boys and girls. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Dec 9, 2018 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Enoch by Unknown. (Translated by Robert Charles.) Read in English by CJ Plogue The Book of Enoch, is an ancient, non-canonical Jewish work. Estimates vary on the actual dates of authorship. However, Enoch was alive during the Antediluvian period as recorded in the Hebrew Bible. Fragments of the text, were discovered in cave 4 of the Qumran caves in 1948.  Enoch, born in the 7th generation from Adam, was the grandfather of Noah. Enoch prophesied concerning the...
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Oct 4, 2018 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Ollanta - Drama Quichua en Tres Actos y en Verso by Unknown. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Ollantay u Ollántay es un drama escrito originalmente en quechua colonial, considerado por unos como de origen incaico —y como tal la más antigua y rotunda expresión de la literatura quechua—; y por otros como de origen hispano colonial. El más antiguo manuscrito de esta obra perteneció al sacerdote Antonio Valdés (siglo XVIII), a quien por algún tiempo se consideró su...
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Jul 29, 2018 Unknown; Samuel Woodworth
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LibriVox recording of Selections from Gems of Poetry, for Girls and Boys by Unknown; Samuel Woodworth. Read in English by Willy A short volume of poetry for children. All the selected poems were written by an unknown author. - Summary by Rachel 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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Jul 23, 2018 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 3 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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Feb 7, 2018 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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LibriVox recording of Migration of Birds by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read in English by Sue Anderson. Snow Geese which left James Bay, Canada, arrived at the Louisiana Gulf coast "60 hours later after a continuous flight of over 1,700 miles at an average speed of 28 miles per hour." This is just one of the many intriguing facts about bird migration contained in this 1998 circular from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Informative and up-to-date chapters discuss flight speed...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Chanticleer, the intelligent Rooster. An interesting Story in Verse for Children by Unknown. (Translated by Louise Pollock.) Read in English by Lowell Moore; Lynda Marie Neilson; Karen Mallozzi This is, as the title already describes, the rhymed story of Chanticleer the Rooster, and his adventures. Follow the bird through his youth and school years, on a journey, through adventures, becoming a father and a family man and eventually a grandfather....
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Jan 7, 2018 United States Department of Homeland Security
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LibriVox recording of The Citizen's Almanac - Fundamental Documents, Symbols, and Anthems of the United States by United States Department of Homeland Security. Read in English by Beau Wood; BettyB; Melvin Lee; Phil Schempf; Matthew Datcher; Cam Milne New citizens of the United States were given this pamphlet when they became citizens. The Citizen's Almanac contains information on the history, people, and events that have brought us where we are today as a beacon of hope and freedom to the...
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Nov 21, 2017 Unknown; William Blake; Dante Alighieri
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LibriVox recording of Jerusalem to Revelations - A Quartet of Spiritual Explorations by William Blake; Dante Alighieri, and Unknown authors. (Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge; Courtney Langdon.) Read in English by Tony Addison A Four Quartets for the End of Time, these works stretch from the death and rebirth of a living land, England/Albion, to the death of the world as we know it in the Book of Revelations, going by way of a journey of the soul through death into salvation in the Egyptian...
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Aug 28, 2017 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes (Markham translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Clements Markham.) Read in English by Expatriate. A whimsical collection of stories about a wandering street urchin, Lazarillo de Tormes is a classic of the Spanish Golden Age, even paid homage in Cervantes’ Don Quixote . Rendered homeless by the arrest of his father and poverty of his mother, the boy Lazarillo has no choice but to go out and find masters to serve. Unfortunately, each of his...
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Jun 7, 2017 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The String of Pearls (Dramatic Reading) by Unknown. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers.. Todd is a barber who murders his customers and turns their remains into meat pies, sold at the pie shop of his partner in crime: Mrs. Lovett; Todd's barber shop is situated in Fleet Street, London, next to St. Dunstan's church, and is connected to Lovett's bakers shop in nearby Bell Yard by means of an underground passage. Todd dispatches his victims by pulling a lever while they...
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May 27, 2017 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of On the Sublime by Unknown. (Translated by Herbert Lord Havell.) Read in English by Amelia Chesley This is a classical text on aesthetics and proper style in writing and rhetoric, including commentary on various ancient Greek works such as those of Plato, Homer, and Demosthenes. Authorship of this treatise is disputed/unknown, but the text is traditionally attributed to Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus. Introduction by Andrew Lang.(summary by Amelia Chesley, adapted from...
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May 3, 2017 Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair. Read in English by Richard Kilmer In this 1907 novel about the extravagant life of New York City’s high society, the author of The Jungle, presents a portrait of the wealthy elite. Allan Montague, a lawyer of thirty, moves to New York City from Mississippi, along with his mother and cousin Alice, to join his younger brother Oliver, who had moved to the city few years before. Allan discover that Oliver has become a member of a fast-paced...
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Apr 21, 2017 United States Department of Commerce
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LibriVox recording of Report of the Airship "Hindenburg" Accident Investigation by United States Department of Commerce. Read in English by Scott Danneker “Oh my!” -Herbert O. Morrison, WLS News, Chicago Thursday, 6 May, 1937: It is early evening at a remote airport in central New Jersey. It’s starting to rain again. Suddenly, much to the surprise of the dozens of spectators gathered below, a gigantic diesel powered balloon blows up as it tries to land after crossing the ocean...
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Apr 13, 2017 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tales Of The Royal Irish Constabulary by Unknown. Read in English by David Wales The Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC, simply called the Irish Constabulary 1836–67) was the armed police force of the United Kingdom in Ireland from the early nineteenth century until 1922. About seventy-five percent of the RIC were Roman Catholic and about twenty-five percent were of various Protestant denominations, the Catholics mainly constables and the Protestants officers. In consequence...
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Nov 29, 2016 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Beowulf by Unknown. (Translated by John Lesslie Hall.) Read in English by clarinetcarrot The most famous piece of Old English literature, Beowulf was written by an unknown poet at least 1000 years ago and tells how the eponymous hero who is a great warrior defeats the monster Grendel and his mother. He later goes on to rule the Geats before dying killing another foe, a dragon. This metered translation was made by John Lesslie Hall - Summary by clarinetcarrot For further...
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Oct 4, 2016 United States Government
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LibriVox recording of United States Constitution and Amendments by United States Government Read in English by Laurie Anne Walden The Constitution is the charter of government and the supreme law of the United States of America. It was signed by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 17, 1787. The first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified together in 1791. Amendments 11 through 27 were ratified separately from 1795 through...
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Aug 2, 2016 United Nations
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LibriVox recording of United Nations Documents by United Nations. Read in English by Kathryn Magee; Joanna Lloyd; Kathrine Engan; BettyB The Charter of the United Nations signed at San Francisco on 26 June 1945 is the constituent treaty of the United Nations. It is as well one of the constitutional texts of the International Court of Justice which was brought into being by the Charter. This recording contains UN Charter Statute of the International Criminal Court Millennium Declarations For...
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Apr 24, 2016 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Saga of the Greenlanders (Reeves Translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Arthur Middleton Reeves.) Read in English by Expatriate The Saga of the Greenlanders is one of the two important thirteenth-century accounts of the Norse explorations of Greenland and North America, along with the Saga of Erik the Red. The two accounts describe many of the same events leading to Norse contact with the North American coastline almost five hundred years before Columbus, but...
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Apr 22, 2016 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Saga of Erik the Red (Reeves Translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Arthur Middleton Reeves.) Read in English by Expatriate The Saga of Erik the Red is one of the two important thirteenth-century accounts of the Norse explorations of Greenland and North America, along with The Saga of the Greenlanders. Containing fantastic anecdotes about ghostly visitations, wise women-seers, and one-legged native Unipeds, the saga is just as fascinating for what is clearly authentic...
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Jan 24, 2016 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Unknown. (Translated by Jessie Laidlay Weston.) Read in English by Tony Addison King Arthur lies at Camelot upon a Christmas-tide and will not eat until he hears tell of a marvel of knightly feats. In among them rides the Green Knight and challenges any knight of the Table Round to the beheading game; one of them, he suggests, can strike off his head and, at the end of a year, if he survives, he will then strike off his beheader's. Gawain...
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Dec 27, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 2 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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Oct 18, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Canadian Boat-Song by Unknown. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 4, 2105. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; J. McDougall; Livia F.; Leonard Wilson; Katie Rose and Maria Kasper. Portion of an article in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, VOL. XXVI July-December, 1829: "The late Earl of Eglinton, a distinguished member of a family not destitute of Celtic blood, and which has even been illustrious...
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Aug 23, 2015 Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Naturewoman by Upton Sinclair. The Mastersons, a wealthy Bostonian family, await the arrival of their cousin Anna in the wake of her grandfather's death. Though born in Boston, Anna, who prefers the name Oceana, spent most of her life on a tropical island in the Pacific with her father. A free spirit, her practices and values surrounding proper dress, romance, and entertainment clash with those of her conservative relatives. What will happen as patience and tolerance...
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Jul 6, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The National Nursery Book by Unknown. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; seanb; Kristin Gjerløw; Mary Ann Weathers; Andrew Olson; Rob Marland; Ezwa "The Publishers offer in this little volume well known and long loved stories to their young readers. The tales which have delighted the children of many generations will, they feel assured, be equally welcome in the nurseries of the present day, which, with the popularity and antiquity of the contents of the volume,...
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LibriVox recording of A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina by United States House of Representatives. Read in English by volunteer readers. In September 2005, the House of Representatives created the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina. The Committee was charged with conducting "a full and complete investigation and study and...
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May 7, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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May 2, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Aitreya-Aranyaka Upanishad. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Apr 26, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Maitrayana Upanishad. Translated by F. Max Müller. Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads....
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Apr 18, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Svetasvatara Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in...
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Apr 14, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 1. (Übersetzung von Gustav Weil.) Gelesen auf Deutsch von Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließ und den Sultan dazu brachte, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von einer...
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Apr 11, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Kaushitaki Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Apr 5, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Taittriyaka Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Apr 2, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Kena Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Mar 31, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Isha Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Mar 28, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Mundaka Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads....
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Mar 21, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Katha Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Mar 14, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Prasna Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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Feb 19, 2015 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Dhammapada (Version 2) by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Mueller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant - A Collection of Verses Being One of the Canonical Books of the Buddhists Dhammapada means "The path of Dharma." The Pali word Dhamma corresponds to the Sankrit word Dharma. It is a collection of the teachings of the Buddha. These verses, compiled by Buddha's students in the years following his final Nirvana, were culled from various discourses given by the...
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Nov 30, 2014 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Winter Sport by Unknown. Read in English by AdeledePignerolles; Bruce Kachuk; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Glenn O'Brien; Julia Niedermaier; Lee Ann Howlett; bean420; Leonard Wilson; MaryAnn; Rosslyn Carlyle; SuperCoconut; Rachel Librivox volunteers bring you 13 readings of Winter Sport, by an unknown author. This was the weekly poem for the week of November 23 - 30, 2014. - Summary by Rachel For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of Chronicles of crime and criminals No.1 - Wainwright Murder and Whitechapel Murders by Unknown. Read in English by KirksVoice Published by Beaver Publishing Company, Toronto, and subtitled "Full and authentic account of the murder by Henry Wainwright of his mistress, Harriet Lane, and an extended account of the Whitechapel murders by the infamous Jack the Ripper." For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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LibriVox recording of Invention And Discovery: Curious Facts And Characteristic Sketches by Unknown. Read in English by David Wales "In this little volume are brought together a number of sketches and memoranda, illustrating the history of discovery, and the lives and labours of inventors and explorers, not of our own country alone, but of others, for knowledge is of no country, but of all. The object of the collector has been rather to present the popular than the strictly scientific side...
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Aug 6, 2014 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Fall of the Nibelungs by Unknown. (Translated by Margaret Armour.) Read in English by Michael Wolf and Phil Schempf. "The Fall of the Nibelungs" is Margaret Armour's plain prose translation from the middle high German of the "Nibelungenlied", a poetic saga of uncertain authorship written about the year 1200. The story is believed by many to be based on the destruction of the Burgundians, a Germanic tribe, in 436 by mercenary Huns recruited for the...
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Jun 22, 2014 Uli Christenn
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"Gemeinnutz geht vor Eigennutz und Gemeinheit geht vor Eigenheit." In der 14. Folge lernen wir Polizeiweisheiten kennen und gleichen sie mit der Arbeits- und Abendrealität des Berliner Mordermittlers Marshal Mathew ab. Marshal Mathew und Shaolin Sandra ermitteln sich an ein Tötungsdelikt auf dem zweiten Arbeitsmarkt heran. Die Maßnahme: Romanfragment von Uli Christenn in 15 Teilen. Jetzt das Hörbuch als Podcast auf www.valtin.org kostenlos herunterladen, oder auf YouTube,...
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Jun 22, 2014 Uli Christenn
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Im 13. Teil reisen wir in der Erinnerung in die glücklichsten Tage von Marshal Mathews Kindheit zurück: als seine Tante Elfriede die hochhackigen Schuhe gegen Gummistiefel tauschte und im Schrebergarten zu Werke ging. Marshal Mathew und Shaolin Sandra ermitteln sich an ein Tötungsdelikt auf dem zweiten Arbeitsmarkt heran. Die Maßnahme: Romanfragment von Uli Christenn in 15 Teilen. Jetzt das Hörbuch als Podcast auf www.valtin.org kostenlos herunterladen, oder auf YouTube, archive.org hören...
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Jun 20, 2014 Uli Christenn
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"Mordkommision, ich muss mal rein ins Haus, dienstlich" knurrt Marshal Mathew. "Ach, die Polizei. Ich habe schon gehört vom Massaker bei der ABM.", so das Mütterchen: "So was gab es ja nicht, damals beim Adolf." Sie meint ein Massaker, nicht die Arbeitsbeschaffungsmaßnahme... Marshal Mathew und Shaolin Sandra ermitteln sich an ein Tötungsdelikt auf dem zweiten Arbeitsmarkt heran. Die Maßnahme: Romanfragment von Uli Christenn in 15 Teilen.
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May 16, 2014 Uli Christenn
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"Noch rücksichtsloser gehts wohl nicht?" fragt Shaolin Sandra ihren Kollegen von der Berliner Mordkommission, als dieser den halben Radweg und die Feuerwehrzufahrt blockiert. Dazu fällt Marshal Mathew nur das ein: "Noch näher ran geht nicht; ein paar Schritte werden wir wohl laufen müssen". Marshal Mathew und Shaolin Sandra ermitteln sich an ein Tötungsdelikt auf dem zweiten Arbeitsmarkt heran. Die Maßnahme: Romanfragment von Uli Christenn in 12 Teilen.
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May 11, 2014 Uli Christenn
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Die beiden Ermittler der Berliner Mordkommission ermitteln in SO36 und finden in einer klassisch heruntergekommen Singlewohnung eine heiße Spur. Ein Bett, 207 leere Sternburg-Flaschen und 20 Videokassetten. Die erste Einordnung ergibt "Schweinerei erträglich" und "Schweinerei unerträglich". Marshal Mathew und Shaolin Sandra ermitteln sich an ein Tötungsdelikt auf dem zweiten Arbeitsmarkt heran. Die Maßnahme: Romanfragment von Uli Christenn in 12 Teilen.
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Apr 27, 2014 United States Lighthouse Board
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LibriVox recording of Instructions to Light Keepers by United States Lighthouse Board. Read in English by Maria Kasper. "Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-keepers. They are required to read them carefully and attentively, and to refer to them whenever they are any doubt in regard to their duties or the manner of performing them. Each keeper and assistant keeper will be furnished with a copy, to...
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Mar 27, 2014 United States Army Staff Judge Advocate
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LibriVox recording of Henry Wirz, Commander of Andersonville Confederate Prison: Trial and Execution by United States Army Staff Judge Advocate. Read in English by David Wales Henry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was the only Confederate soldier tried after the end of the American Civi War. He was tried, convicted, and executed, not for being a Confederate soldier, but for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of Camp Sumter, the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war...
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Oct 23, 2013 Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair. Read by Lee Smalley "100%:The Story of a Patriot" dramatically recounts the adventures of a poor uneducated young man who lives by his wits and guile, as he becomes politicized during his involvement in the sometimes violent struggle between American “patriots” and “Reds”. The author wrote in the Appendix,which is not included in this recording: "Everything that has social significance is truth.......
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Oct 11, 2013 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Beowulf by an unknown author (translated by Francis Barton Gummere). Read in English by Tad E. Beowulf was composed by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet. Francis Barton Gummere translates this beautiful poem. Beowulf is an epic poem. The main character, Beowulf, proves himself a hero as he battles against supernatural demons and beasts. (Summary by Tad E.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Jul 5, 2013 Upton Sinclair
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What would happen to you if you tried to make your way in the world believing all the clear, simple things you had ever been taught growing up? Here we have one response to that question, a commentary by the great novelist, journalist and political activist Upton Sinclair, on what we are to encounter as we make our way in this world we live in. It is set against the backdrop of its time (about a hundred years ago) and place (a capitalist microcosm called "Lockmanville" in upstate New...
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