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    • 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 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    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

    • Charlotte Temple

    • By: Susanna Rowson
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This satirical novella, published in more than 200 editions, was the biggest seller in the United States prior to Uncle Tom's Cabin. A young English girl is lured to America by a dashing lieutenant. The tragic consequences that follow serve as warning to all innocent, unassuming young ladies.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • "Melisande", "Goops and How to Be Them" and "Prince Prigiio"

    • By: E. Nesbit, Gelett Burgess, Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Melisande tells the story of a beautiful princess, "Goops" is a poem that descibes exactly how children should not behave, and Prince Prigio relates the tale of a misunderstood member of a royal family.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • "Sanditon" and Excerpts from the Novels

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    This hilarious segment of a seaside novel was begun during Jane Austen's final illness and leaves off after the 10th chapter. One can only speculate at the intended conclusion! Also included are memorable excerpts from her six novels.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not All Modalities Work

    • By sysarc on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $12.59

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Jared Field
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    John Carter, an adventurous soldier and gentleman of Virginia, finds himself mysteriously transported to the planet Mars! There he is captured by the planet's strange inhabitants, fights valiant battles, and finds himself in love with the beautiful prisoner, the Princess Dejah Thoris. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Linda Tressel

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Set in Nuremberg, this psychological novel explores the crushing of a young girl's spirit by her aunt's Calvinist fanaticism and insistence on her marrying an old man against her will.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Troll Garden

    • By: Willa Cather
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This varied assortment of Ms. Cather's gorgeous writing includes: "Flora and Her Artists", "The Sculptor's Funeral", "The Garden Lodge", "A Death in the Desert", "The Marriage of Phaedra", "A Wagner Matinee", and "Paul's Case". 

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With his tongue unobtrusively tucked in his cheek, Doyle assists an imaginary French Brigadier in recalling his deeds of valor and gallantry while a young officer in Napoleon's army. Swords are brandished, villains are vanquished, and beautiful ladies swoon when Brigadier Gerard comes to town! 

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Queen Zixi of Ix: The Story of the Magic Cloak

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this exciting tale, a King, a Queen, and the Roly-Rogues parry and wage war. The plot also involves a magic cloak, each wearer of which has one wish granted - with surprising results!

    Regular price: $13.29

    • Richard III

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Richard, duke of Gloucester, schemes to inherit the throne by killing all who stand in his way - including his own brother and the two young sons of King Edward IV.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Warden

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A kindly warden is accused of misusing church funds. This amusing book examines the making and breaking of reputations.

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Anne's House of Dreams

    • By: L. M. Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The newlyweds move into their house of dreams where they share joys and sorrows with their special neighbors Captain Jim, Leslie Moore, and Cornelia. The births of their children are a moving part of this beautiful story.

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Anne of the Island

    • By: L. M. Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Now mature, Anne Shirley departs Avonlea for Redmond College. Her journey teaches her many things not taught in the classroom - the joys, tears, laughter, and beauty of life...and the overwhelming power of love.

    Regular price: $18.19

    • 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

    • The Children's Hour

    • By: Elizabeth Wister Stevenson, Silas Weir Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Published in 1864, this collection of children's poetry and short stories includes: "The Curly Fish", "Bun, the Squirrel", "The Bird and the Field Mouse", "The Wolf That Wanted a Doctor", "Little Bobby Redbreast", "Tomorrow'll Be Christmas", "Old Wine in a New Bottle", "Naughty Harry", "Harry's Birthday", "Real Magic", "Careless Sophia", "Tommy's Trials", "Little Mabel", and "The Tale of the Great Giant Smokey Pokey".

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Man in Lower Ten

    • By: Mary Roberts Rinehart
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    A young lawyer survives a ghastly train wreck only to be accused of murdering a man who accidentally fell asleep in the wrong berth! This is another whirlwind of a whodunit by the author of The Circular Staircase.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The American Senator

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    As we follow the various romances intrigues of the flirtatious Arabella Trefoil, a visiting American senator observes, with some perplexity, English country life in all of its social echelons. Needless to say, the local feelings towards the American senator are equally rancorous.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Robinson Crusoe - The Altemus Version

    • As Told in One-Syllable Words, Based on the Novel by Daniel Defoe
    • By: Henry Altemus
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1899, publisher Henry Altemus released a series of classic books that were "re-written" using one-syllable words so that the stories would be more accessible. This recording is the Altemus version of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. It is a compelling tale of adventure, courage, ingenuity, and the eternal urge to find a distant land where the perfect life can be built from nothing.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Golden Age

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The only really living people are children," said Kenneth Grahame, and here the magical life of childhood is played out with vivid imagination as a group of children view themselves as the heroes and the adults in their world as "the Olympians".

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Five Children and It

    • By: E. Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The world of Anthea, Cyril, Robert, Jane, and "the Lamb" is transformed when they come upon a Psammead (or Sand Fairy) who grants them one wish a day - with unexpected results!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book for my 4th grader!

    • By Pam Dollins on 11-29-17

    Regular price: $17.49

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