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Librivox: Ghosts' Moonshine, The by Beddoes, Thomas Lovell show

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of The Ghosts' Moonshine by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 21st, 2007.

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Librivox: Sister Rosa: A Ballad by Shelley, Percy Bysshe show

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 different recordings of Sister Rosa: A Ballad by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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Librivox: Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters, The by Marshall, Logan show

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This is a detailed and accurate account of the most awful marine disaster in history, constructed from the real facts as obtained from those on board who survived (gutenberg.org).

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Librivox: Shortstop, The by Grey, Zane show

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Zane Grey (Pearl Zane Gray) born in 1872 in Zanesville, Ohio was best known for his western stories, most notably Riders Of The Purple Sage which has been filmed four times, the last in 1996 starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan. Among his other interests was baseball. He attended the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship where he earned a degree in dentistry. Grey later played minor league baseball with a team in Wheeling, West Virginia. According to the Internet Movie Data Base he is credited with 110 films made from his stories and books. Grey died from a heart attack in 1939 in Altadena, California. In The Shortstop (1909) drawing on his baseball experience Grey follows the adventures of seventeen year-old Chase Alloway on his quest to make his fortune as a baseball player and lift his family out of poverty. Along the way young Chase encounters hardship and set-back. But with perseverance he discovers not only himself but friendship and love. (summary by Rowdy Delaney)

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Librivox: This Country of Ours, Part 1 by Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth show

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Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. This is Part 1: Stories of Explorers and Pioneers, from Leif Ericson to Sir Walter Raleigh. Read along and view the original illustrations at mainlesson.com . (Summary by Kara)

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Librivox: On the Elementary Electrical Charge by Millikan, Robert Andrews show

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The experiments herewith reported were undertaken with the view of introducing certain improvements into the oil-drop method of determining e and N and thus obtaining a higher accuracy than had before been possible in the evaluation of these most fundamental constants.Physical Review, Vol. II, No. 2

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Librivox: Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey by Quincey, Thomas de show

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The Hunter Thompson of the 19th Century, de Quincey is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (an activity shared with his hero, Samuel Coleridge, much to Wordsworth’s dismay). However, de Quincey’s literary genius is best captured in his essays, which, according to Wikipedia: His immediate influence extended to Edgar Allan Poe, Fitz Hugh Ludlow and Charles Baudelaire, but even major 20th century writers such as Jorge Luis Borges admired and claimed to be partly influenced by his work. (written by TTM)

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Librivox: Goody-Naughty Book, The by Rippey, Sarah Cory show

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The Goody-Naughty Book was originally published as two books back to back. Opening the book from one end, the reader experiences "The Goody Side" where the children are polite and thoughtful. However, turning the book over and beginning from the other side, one reads "The Naughty Side" where the children are lazy and irritable. These short, moral stories teach children the proper way to behave and that there are consequences if they don't. To read along and enjoy the illustrations, please visit the HTML version of this text at Project Gutenberg: The Goody-Naughty Book .

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Librivox: Case of the Pocket Diary Found in the Snow, The by Groner, Augusta show

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The account of some adventures in the professional experience of a member of the Imperial Austrian Police. (from the text)

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Librivox: Rudder Grange by Stockton, Frank R. show

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This book presents a number of short, comedic sketches of a country life in middle America in the late 1800s. The hilarious twists and turns endear our adorable, naive married couple to the reader; and the orphan servant Pomona - dear, odd, funny Pomona! - is the focus of several of the stories. Imagine a honeymoon in a lunatic asylum, and you’ve got Rudder Grange!

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