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    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    This is the hilarious story of the American Everyboy. Join the society of such unforgettable characters as the miscievous Tom, kindly Aunt Polly, the heart-stoppingly beautiful Becky Thatcher, the malevolent Injun Joe and a free-spirited young lad by the name of Huckleberry Finn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • better than the first time, 60 years earlier

    • By george t. on 09-16-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Pygmalion

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    A Cockney flower girl is transformed into a charming woman of the world by a professor of phonetics. This is the play that was later to be adapted as the musical, My Fair Lady.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great reader bring characters to life

    • By Joseph on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Cyrano de Bergerac

    • By: Edmond Rostand
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    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

    • 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 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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

    • The Belton Estate

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Charming, loving Clara Amedroz is involved with two suitors. How she deals with this dilemma is full of humor and very moving.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Claire's Two Lovers

    • By Joseph R on 08-27-09

    Regular price: $36.37

    • Ethan Frome

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: John MacDonald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In a small New England town, Ethan Frome aches for the love of his wife's cousin who is sharing their home. This beautifully written story is full of love, irony, and, ultimately, deep tragedy.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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

    • Leaves of Grass

    • By: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In the preface to Leaves of Grass, Whitman states, "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem". The themes of equality for all people, fertility, sacredness of self, beauty in death, love of comrades, and the immortality of the soul prevail.

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Heidi

    • By: Johanna Spyri
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    This beloved Swiss children's tale has been beloved by generations of children and adults. Orphan Heidi's life in the Alps with her grandfather, Peter the goatherd, and her friendship with Klara, her invalid playmate, is both poignant and heartwarming.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent storyline

    • By Marion on 06-28-17

    Regular price: $19.56

    • 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 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    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

    • An Enemy of the People

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Dr. Stockman is ridiculed and persecuted by the town's politicians and townspeople for telling the truth about the town's polluted public baths. This theme of safety warnings and scientific data being ignored for political and economic gain can still be seen almost daily in today's news.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • A Child's Garden of Verses / A Potporri of Poetry / Three in Verse

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In A Child's Garden of Verses, Stevenson catches the spirit of childhood in such charming poems as "At the Seaside", "Foreign Lands", "Bed In Summer", "The Land of Counterpane", and many more. Recipient of a 1983 Parents Choice Award.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Complete Mother Goose

    • By: Audio Book Contractors
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    All the original rhymes and riddles are here to delight and tickle the imagination.

    Regular price: $16.06

    • The Story of My Life

    • By: Helen Keller
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This is the inspiring autobiography of Helen Keller, blind and deaf since childhood, who experiences the wonder and joys of discovery of the world around her and of literature.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring!

    • By Simone on 02-10-13

    Regular price: $13.26

    • The Seagull

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Konstantin Treplov's literary ambitions and his love for a young aspiring actress evade him. When Nina runs off with his mother's lover, he attempts suicide, comparing himself to a dead seagull destroyed by man's whim.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I just didn't enjoy this story.

    • By Savel on 12-28-11

    Regular price: $10.46

    • My Antonia

    • By: Willa Cather
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Antonia Shimerda, a Bohemian immigrant, learns of the joys and hardships of life as she and her family realize their dream in the Nebraska farmlands. Willa Cather called Antonia "a rich mine of life, like the founders of the early races."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love this little book

    • By J.Giesen on 07-25-17

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The Story of Dr. Doolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Polynesia the parrot, Jip the dog, Too-Too the owl, Dab-Dab the duck, Gub-Gub the pig, Chee-Chee the monkey and many other animals accompany Dr. Doolittle on his adventurs in England, Africa and on the High Seas. Please note - due to certain unfortunate racial epithets and insensitivities contained in the narrative of this book, parental guidance is suggested.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Emphasize the WARNING

    • By East on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $13.26

    • The Complete Book of Dragons

    • By: Edith Nesbitt
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is a whimsical look at dragons and their brave adversaries. The tales included in this collection are: "The Book of Beasts", "Uncle James, or The Purple Stranger", "The Deliverers of Their Country", "The Ice Dragon, or Do As You Are Told", "The Dragon Tamers", "The Fiery Dragon, or The Heart of Stone and the Heart of Gold", "Kind Little Edmond, or The Caves and the Cockatrice", "The Island of Nine Whirlpools" and "The Last of the Dragons".

    Regular price: $11.86

    • The Spy

    • By: James Fenimore Cooper
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Set in upstate New York on a comfortable estate, the law-abiding family of Mr. Wharton suddenly finds the Revolutionary War at its door. They are an American family with friendly British ties, but they have kept their dual loyalties from affecting their peaceful life, until a secret visit from Wharton's own son, Henry, changes everything

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Impossible

    • By Kim on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $46.17

    • The Buccaneers

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Set in the 1870s, the same period as Wharton's The Age of Innocence, The Buccaneers is about five wealthy American girls denied entry into New York Society because their parents' money is too new. At the suggestion of their clever governess, the girls sail to London, where they marry lords, earls, and dukes who find their beauty charming—and their wealth extremely useful.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Any longer and it would've started dragging

    • By John S. on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $17.47

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