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    • At the Back of the North Wind

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    This is the story of the mystical travels of Diamond, a coachman's son, through distant lands and strange events while riding on the back of the beautiful North Wind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When the Angels Are Too Happy to Sing Sense

    • By Vicky on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Joan of Arc's life and her accomplishments, as seen through the eyes of her childhood friend, are described with irony and brilliant insight into human nature. This was Twain's last book and he considered it to be his best.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A enjoyable recount of an inspiring figure

    • By Nathan on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $22.39

    • Cyrano de Bergerac

    • By: Edmond Rostand
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    The story of Cyrano, his famous nose, and his undying love for the beautiful Roxanne evokes the spirit and panache of 17th century France.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cyrano de WHO?

    • By David on 12-20-12

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Hedda Gabler

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Hedda Gabler is one of the most interesting and intricate figures to appear on stage. Her boredom with her mariage and jealousy of her former lover set off a chain of events that result in an untimely death. Oh, but the deceased did "die beautifully"!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hedda: Harpy or Harbinger?

    • By Kate Grayson on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Two Years Before the Mast

    • By: Richard Henry Dana
    • Narrated by: Athur Addison
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    This is the true story of a Harvard graduate who forsook his studies for two years of the grueling life of an ordinary seaman. This exciting tale was the first to realistically describe the lives of the roughly treated, poorly paid sailors of the merchant marine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must reading

    • By Carole B. Regan on 05-14-17

    Regular price: $23.79

    • Treasure Island

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Piracy, mutiny and buried treasure are the ingredients of this seafaring adventure. You'll meet unforgettable characters such as Jim Hawkins, Old Blind Pew and one of Stevenson's greatest creations - Long John Silver.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Grover Gardner is awesome

    • By Nicole on 11-11-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Romeo and Juliet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The deadly feud between the Montagues and the Capulets forces Romeo and Juliet to wed in secret. What could possibly go wrong?

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

    • By: Isabella L. Bird
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    These are the valiant and lyrically descriptive letters, written in 1873, by Isabella Bird, a courageous and spirited Englishwoman, telling her sister of her adventures on horseback over 800 miles of American wilderness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great tale of the Rockies in 1919 from a lady

    • By Juanita Edwards on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Three Greek Tragedies

    • By: Euripides, Sophocles, Aeschylus
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Blood, gore, thrills, chills, and romance abound in these plays by three of the great Greek authors. Included are "Medea" by Euripides; "Antigone" by Sophocles; and "Agamemnon" by Aeschylus.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two Minor Complaints

    • By Thomas on 01-03-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • New Arabian Nights - Selected Tales

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Mary Woods
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Like Scheherazade, Stevenson, the consummate storyteller is at the peak of his craft. Who can resist the charm of the medieval romance in "The Sire de Maletroit's Door", the strangely enigmatic rogue Villon of "A Lodging for the Night", or the sheer delight of "Providence and the Guitar"?

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Daddy-Long-Legs

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Mischievous Jerusha Abbott corresponds with her unknown benefactor after she leaves the orphan asylum for college, expanding horizons and romance. This reading was selected as a Notable Children's Recording in 1989 by the American Library Association.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a classic you shouldn't miss

    • By tsa1 on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Ambassadors

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    James considers this book to be his masterpiece! Various "ambassadors" are sent to Paris to persuade Chad Newsome to return to his New England town and attend to his business interests there. One of these envoys, Lambert Strether, is so impressed with Chad's suavity and charm that he advises him to stay with Mme. de Vionnet in France.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A dense, intricate, beautiful work

    • By Eugene on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $32.87

    • The Innocents Abroad

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    This book, one of Mark Twain's first, is a hilarious, sometimes biting account of the author's travels through France, Italy, Greece, Russia, Palestine, Turkey, and Egypt. His wry observations pepper the narrative with humor, while at the same time making pertinent comments on the human condition.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mark Twain

    • By Lelia M. Russell on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Selected European Short Stories

    • By: Guy de Maupassant, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Mann
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson, Grover Gardner, John MacDonald, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Selections include: "The Duel" and "The Umbrella" by Guy de Maupasssant; "The Schartz-Metterklume Method", "The Open Window", and "The Story Teller" by Saki; "The Scandal Monger" and "Verochka" by Anton Chekhov; and "The Wardrobe" by Thomas Mann.

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    The narrow escape of Eliza, the brutality of Simon Legree, the sweetness of little Eva and the kindness and faith of Uncle Tom are all part of this inspiring novel. This audiobook contributed significantly to the arousal of anti-slavery sentiment before the Civil War and helped to pave the way for civility and equal rights. Please be advised that this audiobook contains racial epithets of the period that may be offensive to some of today's listeners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I <3 Flo Gibson

    • By Paige E. on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Pride and Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    While Mrs. Bennet pursues husbands for her daughters, the course of the courtship of the proud Darcy and Elizabeth never runs smoothly. The writing takes us on a roller-coaster ride of emotions that often accompanies a relationship in bloom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • love the story, don't love the reader.

    • By Susie on 03-02-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hamlet

    • Prince of Denmark
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, encounters his father's ghost. When he learns that his uncle, now King and married to his mother, was responsible for the death of his royal father, he sets out to avenge the murder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • didn't read it unfortunately this was only for sch

    • By Tonya Childs on 08-02-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Four Greek Comedies

    • 'The Birds', 'The Frogs', 'The Clouds', and 'The Peace'
    • By: Aristophanes, C. A. Wheelwright (translator)
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    These four plays, translated into blank verse by C. A. Wheelwright, present to us the wide range of this ancient playwright's fertile imagination. From war and peace to politics and society to the relationships between mena nd women, no topic is off-limits.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous!

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-12-19

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The World I Live In

    • By: Helen Keller
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    This is a beautiful description of Helen Keller's discoveries as she learns to appreciate, through the sense of touch, the world around her. Loss of sight and hearing only increase her joy of life and its treasures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and inspiring

    • By Julie Macdonald on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Under the Lilacs

    • By: Louisa May Alcott
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Ben and his trained dog, Sancho, run away from the circus and soon find a warm welcome in a kind community where spirited games are played. Theatricals and imaginative pageantry are all part of the fun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Always a favorite!

    • By justheather on 03-08-16

    Regular price: $17.49

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