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by M. B. Synge
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LibriVox recording of On the Shores of the Great Sea, by M. B. Synge. Read by various volunteers. Book I of the "Story of the World" series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, Mediterranean Sea, Israel, Phonecia, Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome,...
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by M. B. Synge
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LibriVox recording of The Discovery of New Worlds, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World , which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of Peru. Along the way, passing through the Dark Ages, going on the Crusades, and exploring the unknown world with the brave men who had the courage to travel unknown seas. Also featured is the destruction of Pompeii and the invention of the Printing Press, along with...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, juvenile literature, history, rome, middle ages, crusades, exploration
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by M. B. Synge
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LibriVox recording of The Awakening of Europe, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. The Awakening of Europe by M. B. Synge is the third book in the series, Story of the World. Included in this history is a myriad of interesting men, women, and events that shaped Europe during the years 1520-1745. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) 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...
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LibriVox recording of Great Englishwomen, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. Great Englishwomen is a collection of biographies of some of the greatest women in England's history. Women who were leaders of their country in troubled times, women who were reformers in prison conditions, and those who sought improvement in the education and living conditions of the poor. Some were great painters, poets, and writers. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) For further information, including links to online...
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Topics: librivox, juvenile literature, audiobook, biography, women, england, synge
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by M. E. Francis
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LibriVox recording of In a North Country Village , by M. E. Francis. Read by Phil Benson. M. E. Francis was born Mary E. Sweetman in Dublin and moved to Lancashire on her marriage to Francis Nicholas Blundell, of the Blundell family, who remain squires of Little Crosby, the last Catholic recusant village in England, which lies a few miles north of Liverpool. Blundell died young and Mary went on to write more than 50 books, using her husband's Christian name as pen name, including this...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Lancashire dialect, village life
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MPDMedia Science and Horror, Vol. 3 Big Sister Solly , Pt 3, by Mary W. Freeman Autumnal Tints , Pts 5 & 6, by Henry David Thoreau The Haunted Island , Pts 1 & 2, by Algernon Blackwood Final sections of works by Freeman and Thoreau are bolstered by a spooky ghost story by Blackwood.  I've chosen not to finish Runaway Skyscraper because I realized I'd already recorded it for LibriVox several years ago!  I -thought- that sounded familiar....
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by Mabel Osgood Wright
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LibriVox recording of Flowers and Ferns in their Haunts, by Mabel Osgood Wright. Read by BellonaTimes. Pleasant non-fiction journey into the backwoods of the New England coastal countryside by the first president of the Connecticut Audubon Society, circa 1900. (Summary by BellonaTimes) 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 MacDonald, George
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George MacDonald is mainly known for his fantasy works and fairy tales such as At the Back of the North Wind and The Princess and the Goblin . However, during his life he was more famous for many more realistic novels... among them the somewhat autobiographical Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood . This story of a young motherless boy growing up with his brothers in a Scottish manse is full of delightful characters. There is Kirsty, an enchanting Highland storyteller, Turkey, the intrepid cowherd, the...
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by Macaulay, Thomas Babington
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This chapter begins with the flight of James II and then moves on to the downfall of Judge Jeffreys and the arrival of Dutch troops in London. James flees again and we see the establishment of the Jacobean court in France at Saint Germains. The chapter ends with the crowning of William and Mary. 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...
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by Machado de Assis
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LibriVox recording of Desencantos, by Machado de Assis. Desencantos é uma curta peça em dois atos, obra da juventude de Machado de Assis, publicada muito antes do seu livro de poemas, "Crisálidas" e de seus muito famosos romances. (Sumário escrito por Leni) 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 LibriVox catalog page for this recording. M4B Audiobook (23MB) .
Topics: audiobook, librivox, teatro brasileiro, Machado de Assis, Desencantos
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by Machado de Assis
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LibriVox recording of O Alienista, by Machado de Assis. Read by Leni. O Alienista, de Machado de Assis, é um pequeno romance sobre loucura, cientificismo e poder. O enredo se desenrola a partir dos esforços científicos de um importante médico português, o dr. Simão Bacamarte, cuja obsessão pela busca de um método universal para tratar e curar distúrbios mentais leva os habitantes da pequena cidade de Itaguaí ao terror, conspiração e a tentativas de revolução. Em pouco tempo, o...
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by Machen, Arthur
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Literary critics see Arthur Machen’s works as a significant part of the late Victorian revival of the gothic novel and the decadent movement of the 1890s, bearing direct comparison to the themes found in contemporary works like Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. The White People is a highly influential horror story of a young girl's discovery of ancient magic. It was written in the late...
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by Mack Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of Ultima Thule by Mack Reynolds. Read by Karen Savage. Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine? For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Madame de La Fayette
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La Princesse de Monpensier , de Madame de La Fayette. Lu pour LibriVox par Ariodante . La Princesse de Monpensier est un court roman publié anonymement en 1662 par Madame de Lafayette (1634-1693). L'action se déroule entre 1568 et 1572 en France et a pour toile de fond la troisième et la quatrième guerres de religions; le récit s'achève à l'époque du massacre de la Saint-Barthélemy, qui y est brièvement évoqué. L'héroïne est une jeune et riche héritière de famille noble dont le...
Topics: littérature, Librivox, livre lu, livre parlé, Princesse de Monpensier, audiobook, french, Duc de...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of After Long Grief by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 22, 2012. Madison Cawein was a poet from Louisville, Kentucky. His father made patent medicines from herbs. Cawein thus became acquainted with and developed a love for local nature as a child. His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented Kentucky scenes in a language echoing Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. He soon earned the nickname the...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Don Quixote by Madison Cawein.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 24, 2015. Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in Waddill's New-market, which also served as a gambling house. He worked there for six years, saving his pay so he could return home to write. His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Window on the Hill by Madison Julius Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 22, 2012. Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the fifth child of William and Christiana (Stelsly) Cawein. His father made patent medicines from herbs. Cawein thus became acquainted with and developed a love for local nature as a child. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in...
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by Mallanaga Vatsyayana
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LibriVox recording of The Kama Sutra by Vatsyayana. Read by Mark F Smith. The Kama Sutra, or Aphorisms on Love, has survived at least 1400 years as a dominant text on sexual relations between men and women. Vatsyayana claimed to have written the Kama Sutra while a religious student, “in contemplation of the Deity” - but references to older works, shrewd disputations by Vatsyayana of those authors' recommendations, and careful cataloging of practices in various of the Indian states indicate...
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by Mamie Dickens
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LibriVox recording of My Father As I Recall Him, by Mamie Dickens. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. "If, in these pages, written in remembrance of my father, I should tell you, my dear friends, nothing new of him, I can, at least, promise you that what I shall tell will be told faithfully, if simply, and perhaps there may be some things not familiar to you." So begins chapter one of My Father as I Recall Him , the personal recollections of Mary Dickens, (Mamie, as she was called), the...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, nonfiction, biography, Charles Dickens
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by Manfred Kyber
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LibriVox recording of Der Königsgaukler, by Manfred Kyber. Read in German by Karlsson. In diesem "indischen Märchen" erzählt Manfred Kyber die Geschichte von Mantao, der als Sohn armer, einfacher Leute geboren wird, aber in Wahrheit ein Königssohn ist. Wir begleiten Mantao auf seinem Lebensweg, auf dem uns Wiedergeburt und Bestimmung, Versuchung und die Erfüllung einer göttlichen Aufgabe, die ewige Verkettung der Dinge und die Verantwortung für die Schöpfung begegnen. Mit...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, Hörbuch, German, deutsch, fairy-tales, literature, myths-legends,...
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by Mangasarian, M. M.
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The following work offers in book form the series of studies on the question of the historicity of Jesus, presented from time to time before the Independent Religious Society in Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1909. No effort has been made to change the manner of the spoken, into the more regular form of the written, word. (Summary by M.M. Mangasarian (1859-1943) and Joanne Pauwels) Readers: Steven Collins and Joanne Pauwels For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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by Mara Belcheva
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Librivox recording of Стихотворения - Stihotvorenia by Mara Belcheva. Read by Euthymius . Четири кратки творби от поетесата Мара Белчева (8 септември 1868, Севлиево – 16 март 1937, София), посветени на човешката близост и доверие. Изповедното начало, характерно за ранните стихове на поетесата, по-късно се...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, Stihotvorenia, Мара Белчева, Mara Belcheva
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by Mara L. Pratt
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LibriVox recording of American History Stories Volume 1, by Mara L. Pratt. A children's book detailing early American history from the Norsemen to the Revolution, meant for educational use. (Description by the reader) 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 (83MB)
Topics: history, education, audiobook, librivox
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by Mara L. Pratt
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LibriVox recording of American History Stories, Volume 2, by Mara L. Pratt. Read by Laura Caldwell. History is brought to life in the second volume of American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt. It is a wonderful introduction for children to American history, this volume beginning with the causes of the American Revolution. Although each chapter is short, it is full of fascinating information, and so well-written that adults will enjoy it as much as children. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) Reader's...
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by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
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LibriVox recording of Messengers of Evil, by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children. He is a master of disguise, always appearing under an assumed identity, often...
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by Marcel Allain, Pierre Souvestre
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LibriVox recording of Fantômas, by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Alan Winterrowd. Fantômas is the first of 32 novels penned from 1911 to 1913 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The title character is a ruthless thief and killer, a bloodthirsty successor to LeBlanc's Arsène Lupin. The first five novels were made into silent film serials. The character and the movies caught the eye of the French Surrealists who admired the primal violence of Fantômas, as well as his...
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by Marcel Dupont
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LibriVox recording of In The Field (1914-1915) by Marcel Dupont. Read by FNH. I have merely tried to make a written record of some of the hours I have lived through during the course of this war. A modest Lieutenant of Chasseurs, I cannot claim to form any opinion as to the operations which have been carried out for the last nine months on an immense front. I only speak of things I have seen with my own eyes, in the little corner of the battlefield occupied by my regiment. (Summary by the...
Topics: LibriVox, literature, audiobook, war stories, WWI, non-fiction, Dupont
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by Marcel Proust
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À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleur de Marcel Proust, lu pour Librivox par Bernard. Première partie Autour de Mme Swann Dans cette première partie du roman, le narrateur parle de ses relations à Combray, entre autres celles eues avec M. de Norpois ou encore avec son idole littéraire Bergotte. Il va également pour la première fois au théâtre où il voit enfin l'actrice qu'il aime tant, la Berma, interprétant Phèdre de Racine. On y lit ses déceptions incomprises par les autres...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, livre audio, littérature, Marcel Proust, À l'ombre des jeunes...
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by Marcellus Emants
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LibriVox opname van "Een nagelaten bekentenis" van Marcellus Emants (gelezen door Anna Simon). "Mijn vrouw is dood en al begraven." Hiermee opent Willem Termeer zijn bekentenis. Het zou zonde zijn om hier meer details te vermelden - laat Termeer zijn eigen verhaal maar vertellen. This Dutch classic starts with the famous opening line: “My wife is dead and has already been buried.”, and the book is entitled “a posthumous confession”. That will give you some idea of...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, audioboek, Nederlands, literatuur, Emants, bekentenis
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by Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
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LibriVox recording of Institutio Oratoria or On the Education of an Orator, volume 1, by Quintilian. Read by Leni. Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was of Spanish origin, being born about 35 A.D. at Calagurris. At Rome he met with great success as a teacher and was the first rhetorician to set up a genuine public school and to receive a salary from the State. He left behind him a treatise "On the causes of the decadence of Roman oratory" (De causis corruptae eloquentiae), some speeches and...
Topics: audiobook, librivox, classics, Latin literature, Rhetoric, Oratory, Education
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by Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
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LibriVox recording of Instituciones Oratorias VIII, by Quintiliano. Read by Tux. Recapitulación de todo lo dicho sobre la invención y disposición. La elocución es la más hermosa parte de la retórica y la más difícil. Debe cuidarse más de los pensamientos que de las palabras. La elocución se considera en las palabras, ya separadas, ya juntas. Debe cuidarse de que las palabras sean castizas, claras, adornadas y acomodadas al asunto. Las palabras unidas entre sí deben ser correctas,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, audiolibro, Quntiliano, Instituciones Oratorias, Retorica.
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by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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LibriVox recording of On the Laws, by Marcus Tullius Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards De Legibus (On the Laws) is a philosophical dialogue between: Cicero's friend Titus Pomponius Atticus; Cicero's brother Quintus; and Cicero himself. The dialogue is written in the style of Plato who was greatly revered by Cicero. De Legibus forms a continuation of Cicero's own work De re Publica (On the Commonwealth or On the Republic) and is also a response to Plato's work...
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by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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LibriVox recording of On the Nature of the Gods, by Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. De Natura Deorum (On the Nature of the Gods) outlines Stoic, Epicurean and Academic (Skeptical) views on religious questions. Problems discussed include: evil, the origin of the world, divination, and characteristics of God(s). (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Margaret Ann Hubbard
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LibriVox recording of Murder at St. Dennis, by Margaret Ann Hubbard. Read by Maria Therese. A cunning killer prowls the winding corridors of an old hospital in this thriller by the author of "Murder Takes the Veil". (From original jacket) 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 Margaret Ann Hubbard
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LibriVox recording of MURDER TAKES THE VEIL, by MARGARET ANN HUBBARD. Read by Maria Therese Set in the Louisiana bayou country, here is a drama rich with suspense...the story of lovely Trillium Pierce powerless at the mercy of a murderer who believes that he has no power over himself - that his determination to kill is written in the stars. The frightened girl is helpless, as her friends at Aurelian College are victimized by the menace who stalks the swampland in a nun's habit. Margaret Ann...
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by Margaret Ann Hubbard
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LibriVox recording of SISTER SIMON'S MURDER CASE, by Margaret Ann Hubbard. Read by Maria Therese. Set in the picturesque wilds of a Midwestern resort town at the height of the tourist season, "Sister Simon’s Murder Case" begins with the murder of a terrified elderly lady, Dannie Grear. But what was she so afraid of? And who is the killer who keeps attacking anyone he thinks may know too much? The opinionated local police ran into one obstacle after another in their attempts to find...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, Catholic, murder, mystery, nun
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by Margaret Gatty
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LibriVox recording of Parables from Nature, by Margaret Gatty. Read by Librivox volunteers. Parables From Nature is a collection of short stories which were originally published as 4 separate volumes. They are inspired from Nature and written for children. Nevertheless, Gatty uses children's literature because she knows that in doing so, she can reach a wider group of readers and point out problems from the Victorian Age. (Summary by sailormoon) For further information, including links to...
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by Margaret Penrose
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Librivox recording of Dorothy Dale's Camping Days by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne So the parties separated and then Dorothy was free to leave her hiding place. She longed to tell her friends the strange story, but she knew that the finding of Tavia was the one and only thing to be thought of just then. “Are you sure that this is the direction in which the boys went?” asked Nat, with something like a sigh. Dorothy looked over the rough woodland. “No,” she said, “there was a...
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by Margaret Penrose
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LibriVox recording of Dorothy Dale's Great Secret, by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lynne Thompson "Girls have to have secrets, or they wouldn't be girls, and we have now got ours." In this, the third book in the Dorothy Dale series, written under the house pseudonym of Margaret Penrose, Dorothy proves herself to be a good friend to Tavia. Amid suspicion and worry for her chum, she undertakes the perilous task of 'rescuing' her and saving her reputation with minimal help from her cousins...
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by Margaret Penrose
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A LibriVox recording of Dorothy Dale - A Girl of Today by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Dorothy Dale is the daughter of an old Civil War veteran who is running a weekly newspaper in a small Eastern town. Her sunny disposition, her fun-loving ways and her trials and triumphs make clean, interesting and fascinating reading. The Dorothy Dale Series is one of the most popular series of books for girls ever published. (from the book) For further information, including links to online...
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by Margaret Sangster
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Are The Children at Home? by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 5, 2012. Margaret Elizabeth Sangster was an American poet, author, and editor. She was popular in the late 19th and early 20th century. Among Sangster's prose works are several volumes of stories for children, and of these, Little Jamie was written when she was seventeen years old. Hours with Girls and Winsome Womanhood were her most popular...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Joel Pepper, by Margaret Sidney. The Peppers are a family of three boys, two girls, and Mamsie. They are poor, living in their "Little Brown House", but they always manage to be happy. This book comprises the adventures of Joel, the middle Pepper child and the most mischievous. Among other things, Joel encounters a snake, a thief, and a nail pile; puts on a circus; rides on a stagecoach; and gets into a fight on Strawberry Hill! (Summary by...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, by Margaret Sidney. The Five Little Peppers and How They Grew tells the story of how the Peppers live, learn, and play in their little brown house. They are poor, and Mamsie must work constantly to keep the wolf from the door but they do it with gaiety and spirit that would not be expected. The Peppers make due with whatever they have and the elder children try to make things special for the younger. Though tragedies often befall...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of Five Little Peppers Midway, by Margaret SidneySidney. Read by Symmie. Five Little Peppers Midway is the joyous continuation of the Pepper family's story. A snooty cousin comes to stay with the Peppers, and yet even this can't dampen the joy the Pepper children feel about the wonderful prospect of Mamsie's upcoming wedding! (Summary by Mary Anderson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Margaret Warde
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LibriVox recording of Betty Wales, Freshman, by Margaret Warde. Read by Daryl Wor. First published in 1904, Betty Wales Freshman is the first book in an 8 volume series that follows Betty and her classmates throughout college and beyond. It takes place at Harding in New England (NOT to be confused with the Arkansas university) based on the author's time at Smith College in Massachusetts. Some humour and frivolity ensue as well as interpersonal drama among Betty and her many peers. And of...
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by Margaret Warner Morley
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LibriVox recording of The Insect Folk, by Margaret Warner Morley. Read by Laura Caldwell. Through delightful outings with her students, a teacher introduces her class to the fascinating world of insects. She encourages her students to observe and ask questions. This is a wonderful science text for young children. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) 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 Margery Williams
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Librivox recording of The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Read by Marlo Dianne "What is REAL?" asked the Rabbit one day... Written in 1922, The Velveteen Rabbit , or, How Toys Become Real is the tale of a sweet unassuming toy rabbit who questions what it is to live and to love. It was the first children's title written by Margery Williams (1881 - 1944), who had previously created only for adults. This story eclipsed all others, to become her most famous work, and an ever adored...
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by Margery Williams
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LibriVox recording of The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams. Read by Barbara Bear and Mama Bear. This classic story by Margery Williams, published in 1922, imparts the timeless message that toys need not be expensive or modern to be appreciated. Through giving and receiving love, even a commonplace stuffed animal can become real in the eyes of a child. This recording, read by a mother and daughter, is dedicated to Barbara Bear, who is real. For further information, including links to online...
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by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell
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LibriVox recording of Deer Godchild by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell. A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage. The little American godfather earned those ten cents; he sold newspapers at the...
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by Maria Edgeworth
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LibriVox recording of Belinda, by Maria Edgeworth. When Belinda was published in 1801, it became both controversial and popular. Controversial because of the inter-racial marriage presented in the novel, and popular because it's a very good comedy of manners, like Evelina by Fanny Burney. Belinda, like Evelina, is a soft and loving girl of 17, is coming to London with her aunt who directs her action in order to make sure that she'll find a good match. But what will happen if Belinda will fall...
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by Maria Edgeworth
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LibriVox recording of Harrington, by Maria Edgeworth. Read by Jenny Bradshaw and Lee Smalley. Harrington follows the protagonist of the same name who tries to explore his memories in order to understand his views on Jews. It begins with Harrington's early images of Jews, which are formed by a collection stories told by his maid, of Simon the Jew. His parents further strengthen this image by rewarding Harrington's antisemitism. Only after going to public school and coming face to face with the...
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by Maria Gentile
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LibriVox recording of The Italian Cook Book, by Maria Gentile. Read by Diana Majlinger. One of the beneficial results of the Great War has been the teaching of thrift to the American housewife. For patriotic reasons and for reasons of economy, more attention has been bestowed upon the preparing and cooking of food that is to be at once palatable, nourishing and economical. In the Italian cuisine we find in the highest degree these three qualities. That it is palatable, all those who have...
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by Maria Montessori
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LibriVox recording of DR. MONTESSORI'S OWN HANDBOOK, by MARIA MONTESSORI. Read by Phil Chenevert. This is the authoritative book written by Montessori to describe her methods. It gives an overview of the Montessori Method as developed for 3 to 6 year olds. It is a short work, intended as a manual for teachers and parents, detailing the materials used as well as her philosophy in developing them. "As a result of the widespread interest that has been taken in my method of child education,...
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by Maria Susanna Cummins
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LibriVox recording of The Lamplighter, by Maria Susanna Cummins. Read by Bridget Gaige. Gertrude began life as an abused child in the care of Nan Grant, a cold and cruel woman. The only human character who was kind to her was the lamplighter, Truman Flint. When Nan, in one of her tantrums, threw Gertrude away from her house, he took her into his care. A few unforgettable people taught Gertrude everything that a young lady has to know. Almost everybody loves and admires Gertrude. But the one she...
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by Maria Thompson Daviess
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LibriVox recording of The Melting of Molly, by Maria Thompson Daviess. Meet Molly: a quirky, spirited twenty-five-year old, widowed for 6 years, living in picturesque Hillsboro with her aunt amidst gossipy neighbors, on a strict diet, and in serious boy trouble. There's Arthur, her childhood sweetheart; then, there's the enigmatic, charming Judge Wade; and of course, there's her cousin Tom; and then, her infuriating neighbor, John Moore... But who will melt her heart? It is Arthur's return, and...
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by Maria W. Stewart
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LibriVox recording of Meditations from the Pen, by Maria W. Stewart. Read by James K. White Maria W. Stewart was America's first black woman political writer. Between 1831 and 1833, she gave four speeches on the topics of slavery and women's rights. Meditations From The Pen of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart—published in 1879 shortly before her death—is a collection of those speeches as well as her memoir, some meditations and prayers. They are political, poetical and sermon all at the same time; but...
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by Marianne Moore
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LibriVox recording of Poems, by Marianne Moore. Read by Oscar Goff. In 1921, American poet H.D. collected and published a selection of previously published poems by Marianne Moore. Although this angered Moore, as it was entirely unauthorized, she later accepted the edition as well made and used it as the basis for her own 1924 publication of Obersvations. Moore's unique poetry matches the experimentation underway during the American Modernist movement. Much of it incorporates seemingly...
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by Marie Belloc Lowndes
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LibriVox recording of The Lodger, by Marie Belloc Lowndes. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes was inspired by the Jack the Ripper murders. An older couple, the Buntings, are forced to take in lodgers to make ends meet. They are on the verge of starvation when a mysterious man, Mr. Sleuth, appears at their door and asks for lodging, paying in advance. However, when the murders of young women in London attributed to a man known only as "The Avenger" continue,...
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by Marie Corelli
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LibriVox recording of Ziska, by Marie Corelli. Read by ilianthe. The story revolves around the mysterious Princess Ziska, who captivates a set of European tourists who are spending time in exotic Egypt. The story is a mystery involving reincarnation, romance & a touch of mild horror. (introduction by ilianthe) 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 Marie Curie
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LibriVox recording of Radioactive Substances, by Marie Curie. Read by Availle. Marie Curie, born in Warsaw in 1867, was a French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics (1903) and chemistry (1911). The risks of working with strongly radioactive materials were not known at that time, and she eventually died in 1934 from an illness likely caused by radiation...
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by Marie Stopes
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LibriVox recording of Married Love, by Marie Stopes. "Married Love" is one of the most famous 'sex education' manuals. First published in 1918, it sold tens of thousands of copies, and was one of the first publications to openly discuss issues such as variations in male and female sexual desire in a form which could be easily read and understood by the ordinary reader. This is the 6th, revised and expanded, edition, from 1919. The main text is mostly unchanged. An appendix has been...
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LibriVox recording of French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France The tales included in this little book of translations are derived mainly from the "Lays" of Marie de France. I do not profess them to be a complete collection of her stories in verse. The ascription varies. Poems which were included in her work but yesterday are withdrawn to-day, and new matter suggested by scholars to take the place of the old. I believe it to be, however, a far...
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by Marietta Holley
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Spring Song of the Swallow by Marietta Holley, (better known as Josiah Allen's Wife). This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 22, 2015, in honour of spring 2015! - (Summary by Rachel) Read in English by Caitlin Buckley; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Maria Kasper; Mary Ann Weathers and Rachel. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B...
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by Marion Harvey
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LibriVox recording of Mystery of the Hidden Room, by Marion Harvey. Read by Roger Melin. A classic mystery/detective story in the Sherlock Holmes tradition, the hidden room suggested by the title of this book does not remain a mystery for very long as the book progresses. Written in the first person, the husband of his (Carlton Davies) former lover is found dead one night at the stroke of midnight, and Davies finds his ex-lover standing over the dead body immediately after the shot was fired,...
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by Marion St. John Webb
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LibriVox recording of The House with the Twisting Passage, by Marion St. John Webb. Read by Xenutia.] When Jenny goes to stay with her Aunt Abby, a caretaker in a grand old manor-house, she discovers a wonderful twisting passage on the second floor with an array of colourful characters living in the rooms along it – each of them with a story to tell. (Summary by Xenutia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Librivox recording of The Colors of Space, by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Bart Steele, Space Academy graduate, is on his way home to his father's business - he runs a fleet of spaceships for interstellar travel. The secret for fast interstellar travel though is still tightly kept by the alien race Lhari. An agreement between humans and Lhari has been made that permits humans only to travel in cold sleep as passengers aboard Lhari vessels as to not reveal the secret. Some humans – the Mentorians -...
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by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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LibriVox recording of The Door Through Space, by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Christie Nowak and Clive Catterall. At one time Race Cargill had been the best Terran Intelligence agent on the complex and mysterious planet of Wolf. He had repeatedly imperiled his life amongst the half-human and non-human creatures of the sullen world. And he had repeatedly accomplished the fantastic missions until his name was emblazoned with glory. But that had all seemingly ended. For six long years he'd sat...
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by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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LibriVox recording of The Planet Savers, by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Mark Nelson. The Terran colony on the planet Darkover faces imminent destruction by a plague of the deadly Trailmen's Fever. The only hope is to develop a serum in time, but this requires the cooperation of the elusive native Trailmen, the brilliant parasitologist Dr. Jay Allison, and his split personality. (Introduction by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe
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LibriVox recording of Phillips Brooks, by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe. Read by David Wales. Phillips Brooks (1835 - 1893) was one of the finest and most famous clergyman in the nineteenth century; he was acknowledged as a masterful preacher. His teachings were filled with understanding, compassion, and encouragement. He spent most of his life as rector of Trinity Church, Boston, and served briefly as Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts at the end of it (1891 - 1893). His life was a course of...
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by Mark Phillips (Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer)
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LibriVox recording of Brain Twister, by Mark Phillips. Read by Catharine Eastman. "Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle names (Philip and Mark), was coined soon after their original meeting, at a science-fiction convention. Both men were drunk at the time, which explains a good deal, and only one has ever sobered up. A matter for constant contention between the collaborators is which one....
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Awful German Language, by Mark Twain. Read by Kirsten Wever. This long essay is a work of mock philology, one of several appendices to Twain’s travel novel, A Tramp Abroad. In it, Twain explains, complains about, and shows how one might improve upon various aspects of the (awful) German language. His examples of precisely how the German language is awful include the famed “separable verb” – which allows one to put the first part of a given verb at the beginning...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Essays on Paul Bourget, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Collection of short essays concerning French novelist and critic Paul Bourget. Included: "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" and "A Little Note to M. Paul Bourget". (Summary by John Greenman) 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 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The £1,000,000 Bank-Note & other new stories, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman collection contains: -The £1,000,000 Bank-Note -Mental Telegraphy -A Cure for the Blues -The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant -About all Kinds of Ships -Playing Courier -The German Chicago -A Petition to the Queen of England -A Majestic Literary Fossil This Mark Twain short story collection was published in 1893, in a disastrous decade for the United States, a time marked by doubt...
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain read by John Greenman. It was published in 1893–1894 by Century Magazine in seven installments, and is a detective story with some racial themes. The plot of this novel is a detective story, in which a series of identities — the judge’s murderer, Tom, Chambers — must be sorted out. This structure highlights the problem of identity and one’s ability to determine one’s own identity. Broader issues of identity are the...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers, by Mark Twain. Read in German by Ramona Deininger-Schnabel. Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer (Originaltitel: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) ist ein Roman des US-amerikanischen Schriftstellers Mark Twain. Das Buch erschien 1876 zugleich auch als deutsche Übersetzung. “Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer” ist eine typische Lausbubengeschichte und spielt in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im kleinen Ort St. Petersburg am Mississippi. Der Waisenjunge Tom...
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