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    • Queen Anne

    • By: Herbert Paul
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An examination of the politics and social mores of Queen Anne's reign. The book includes sections on the War of Spanish succession, politics, literature, and society and manners. Queen Anne’s reign had lasting effects, like the dominance of the Church of England, The Act of Union, and the flowering of literature.

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    • By The Louligan on 07-06-19

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    • Letters of a Woman Homesteader

    • By: Elinore Pruitt Stewart
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
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    Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) was a homesteader in Wyoming and a memoirist who, between 1909 and 1914, wrote a series of engaging letters describing her life. The letters, which are short stories, reveal an adventurous and resourceful personality. They were first published in the Atlantic Monthly

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    • The Capture and Escape; or, Life among the Sioux

    • By: Sarah Luse Larimer
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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    Sarah Luse Larimer was taken captive by the Oglala Sioux at Little Box Elder Creek in Wyoming on July 12, 1864. This is her account of living among the Sioux for five months, and her escape....

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    • New Treasure Seekers

    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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    The New Treasure Seekers is the third of Edith Nesbit’s delightful books about the six Bastable siblings in search of treasure to restore their family's failed fortune. The best efforts of the well-meaning children - Oswald (a master of the malapropism), Dora, Dickey, Alice, Noël, and Horace Octavius - go spectacularly astray.

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    • Betty's Bright Idea

    • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harriet Beecher Stowe is most known for her revolutionary novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin which greatly influenced the anti-slavery movements. Stowe had been active in many different genres, however, including the writing of short stories that further her firm grasp of moral principles. Betty’s Bright Idea shares three short stories exploring themes of charity, sacrifice, and joyful celebrations. 

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    • Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

    • By: Thomas Wentworth Higginson
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book is a collection of ancient and classical legends involving islands in the Atlantic Ocean. It includes Socrates's discussion of Atlantis, the classical Irish tales of Oisin, the British stories of Arthur, and the tale of Ponce de Leon. The narrative is interspersed with poetry and song. The narrative is interspersed with poetry and song. 

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    • The Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman

    • By: Narcissa Whitman
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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    Narcissa Whitman (1808-1847) was a missionary in Oregon Country and one of the first white women west of the Rocky Mountains. She started the Whitman Mission along the Oregon Trail. These are her letters and accounts of missionary work among the Native American tribes in the Columbia Plateau region in what is today Washington state. 

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    • Women and the State

    • By: Annie Osborn
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 21 mins
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    As a journalist in Australia, Annie Osborn edited the woman's pages of The Age and The Leader: a weekly journal of news, politics, literature, and art in Melbourne. She also wrote regularly for the Presbyterian journal, The Messenger, and for the Australian Christian World. Her political pamphlet "Women and the State" was published in 1919.

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