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FRECKLES of the Limberlost Swamp, has entertained millions of people since the turn of the century. It is an engaging story about a courageous young man determined to overcome the hardships life has handed him and make a better life for himself. Left as an abused and handicapped child on the steps of an orphanage, Freckles grows up under horrid conditions. Unwilling to let his past defeat him, he sets out to make his way in the world.
Uneducated, and unskilled..
While visiting his parents gravesite in the marshy mists of a village graveyard, Pip, a young orphan living with his older sister, encounters a shivering, limping convict on the run. In spite of his fear of the man, Pip befriends the convict and gives aid, an act that spells considerable consequences for Pip later in life. Fate intervenes and Pip is sent to the household of Miss Havisham, a wealthy and eccentric spinster.
Pip shares the household with Miss Havisham ..
First published in 1902, HEART OF DARKNESS has clearly earned its place in literary history. The story is based on Conrad’s personal experiences in Central Africa and closely parallels many of the events that occurred while he worked his way up the Congo River, and back, on a steam wheeler. Those events inspired him to create characters and a story line that deals with the early greedy exploitation of the Congo by the Europeans, in this case, through the ivory trade. As..
In Jules Verne's classic tale Professor Von Hardwigg and his nephew Harry discover the entrance to an ancient volcanic tunnel in Iceland. They choose to explore it for the mysteries it may hold, the Professor for scientific knowledge, and Harry to prove his bravery to a beautiful girl. It is a dangerous journey that may destroy them both. As they travel deep into the caverns they encounter a subterranean world that pre-existed man. It is an adventure as fascinating and st..
Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico; Ken to try his hand at field work in the jungle and Hal, who is ambitious to become a naturalist, to collect specimens. The boys set out to solve the mysteries of the Santa Rosa River, an unknown course of about a hundred and seventy-five miles through uncharted jungle.
CD ISBN: 978-1-61453-765-6
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African explorer Allan Quatermain and his two companions aren't just searching for the fabled diamond mine of the Biblical King Solomon, deep in the heart of Africa, they are searching for a man. The trio braves long treks across parched, waterless deserts and the icy cold of the mountains. They survive wicked witchcraft and fierce tribes, only to be lured into an eerie stalactite cave of skeletons where they narrowly escape being buried alive in a tomb of diamonds with c..
LADDIE, is a captivating, good-humored look at family life in the early 1900’s in a small farming community in Indiana. The story is told in the first person narrative by the youngest in a family of twelve children, known only as “Little Sister”. Through her eyes the listener experiences the lives, loves, and tribulations of her family. But it is Laddie, her eighteen-year-old brother, whom she is the most proud. Life becomes complicated when Laddie falls in ..
This adventure story of the south seas is one of Conrad’s best known works. Jim is a young man who has chosen a career with the Merchant Marines. Early on he is tested by the sea and found wanting. His ship founders on the high seas and sinks. Disregarding the passengers, Jim, and the rest of the crew manage to escape in lifeboats. The passengers die with the ship. Haunted by his one act of cowardice Jim wanders from port to port in search of self-respect. He manages to..
Considered the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution. Los De Abajo means "those from under". More specifically it means , the peasantry, or the under-dogs. It's the story of Demetrio Macias, a simple, peace-loving Mexican Indian forced by tyranny to join Villa's army. His unceasing courage in battle after battle earns him promotions to the status of General. But, as the war wears on, he becomes disillusioned as his rebels’ "cause" suffers ..
Michael O’Halloran is the charming Gene Stratton-Porter novel of an orphaned newspaper seller who asks nothing of the world except to "be square." The book presents a vivid description of American life in 1914 and, though the characters suffer many hardships, the overall tone is so upbeat that it's easy to see why this book outsold "Pollyanna" in 1916. Stratton-Porter's skill as a naturalist make the country scenes especially vibrant. Her ear..
Here is a story of the prairie in the mid-1800's, when American citizens and European immigrants rushed to the Nebraska prairie to secure their free 160 acres and build their homesteads. It's a story of young people in a young country...of Jim Burden from Virginia and barefoot Antonia Shimerda from Bohemia...neighbors on a vast sea of rolling grass, sharing the hardships of living in sod houses and farming land that had never seen a plow. The prairie was both a lonely..
After the death of his mother, Neewa the black bear cub, is captured by Challoner, the woodsman. Neewa soon learns that the woodsman and his Husky pup, Miki, are his friends. The bear and the dog become inseparable playmates. But their fun and games become of secondary importance when Challoner’s canoe overturns in river rapids, causing the two to become separated from Challoner and finally responsible for their own survival in the wilderness. Instinct and hardiness are..
O Pioneers! is a classic moving tale of the Frontier, told in a powerful style and with a strong sense of character. When Alexandra Bergson's father dies, she is left with the responsibility of raising her younger brothers on their father's unsuccessful farm. Alexandra is deeply involved with life as she meets the demands of laboring on the prairie farm, and wrestling with her conflicting emotions. The unyielding land of the Nebraska Divide would be challenge enough, ..
Pinocchio is a naughty, disobedient wooden puppet that longs to grow up and become a real boy. But as long as he misbehaves and disappoints his father, old Gepetto, he is doomed and his dream will never be realized.
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CD ISBN: 1-59607-822-7
Read by Laurie Klein
Approx. 4.6 Hrs. 4 CDs