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Boys' Life of Booker T. Washington


Walter Clinton Jackson


Booker T. Washington was one of the first nationally recognized African American leaders after the Civil War. He was born to a slave woman …

Sketches by Boz, version 2

Read by Hamlet


Charles Dickens


A collection of early writings of Charles Dickens under his early pseudonym, "Boz." They first appeared in various publications f…

Form and Ornament in Ceramic Art

Read by Lynne T


William Henry Holmes


A study of ceramics in the Americas: its form, function and ornamentation as well as its history. Produced by the Smithsonian's Department o…

Six Women and the Invasion

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Gabrielle Yerta


A true tale of the wartime resilience of six Frenchwomen whose country town was invaded by the Germans during World War I. - Summary by Jael…

Scilly and its Legends

Read by Timothy Ferguson


Henry John Whitfield


A travel journal to the Scilly Islands written in the Nineteenth Century. It records Scillonian legends and folklore. There are brief divers…

The Negro's Complaint

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William Cowper


LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Negro's Complaint by William Cowper. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February …

Opals

Read by Nemo


Olive Custance


At age 16, London blueblood Olive Custance already figured in literary circles shared by Oscar Wilde and John Gray. She later wrote for the …

At the Closed Gate of Justice

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James David Corrothers


LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of At the Closed Gate of Justice by James David Corrothers. This was the Weekly Poetry project fo…

The Mystery of the Fires (version 2)

Read by Mary Escano


Edith Lavell


Mary Louise Gay decided to spend the summer holiday in her family's cottage at Shady Nook. But an unknown arsonist has been setting the cot…

The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer…

Read by Claude Stewart


T. D. Bonner


James P. Beckworth, born in Virginia at the dawn of our Nation, moved with his family to eastern Missouri settling a few miles below what is…

4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth

Read by Phil Chenevert


C. M. Kornbluth


Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C. M. Kornbluth. The Adventurer - The Altar at Midnight - With These Hands and The Marching…

Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution: A Chapter in the History of Botany

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Agnes Arber


Eminent British botanist Agnes Arber provides an authoritative history of printed Herbals -- books widely used in early modern Europe to cat…

The Brothers Karamazov (version 3)

Read by Bruce Pirie


Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Originally published in serial form in 1879-80, “The Brothers Karamazov” is recognized as one of the very greatest masterpieces of world lit…

The Forgery

Read by Lynne T


George Payne Rainsford James


Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son. Two of the daughters marry well althoug…

Doctor Dolittle's Post Office

Read by Phil Chenevert


Hugh Lofting


Doctor Dolittle's Post Office is the exciting third in the series of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books. As usual, the Doctor has many ad…

Tales of a Vanishing River

Read by Tom Hirsch


Earl Reed


The background of this collection of sketches and stories is the country through which flowed one of the most interesting of our western riv…

Ben, The Luggage Boy; Or, Among the Wharves

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Horatio Alger, Jr.


Ben, after running away from home, must find a way to survive on the streets. According to the preface, the book was based on a true story t…

Bashan And I

Read by David Wales


Thomas Mann


Simple and unpretentious as a statement by Francis d’Assisi, yet full of a gentle modern sophistication and humour, this little work will br…

Flower of the Dusk

Read by Daryl Wor


Myrtle Reed


Published in 1908, this is the story of two small families and the agreeable couple who help them. The heartfelt Norths, though clouded by d…

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