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  1. Plato: On Love

    Plato: On Love

    Author: Plato
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 2.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Plato's dialogue in the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love, explores the idea of love as a means of ascent to contemplation of the Divine. For Plato, generally, to love other human beings is to direct one's mind to love of Divinity. One proceeds from recognition of another's beauty to appreciation of Beauty as it exists apart from any individual, to consideration of Divinity, the source of Beauty, to love of Divinity. Influential, particularly in Victorian England, Plato’s thoughts On Love are timelessly presented in this fresh recording.
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  2. Discovering America

    Discovering America

    Author: Various
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This fascinating historical introduction to the Americas, via their first voyagers, reads with all the excitement of a 21st century blockbuster film! From the gripping accounts of Norseman Leif “The Lucky” Ericsson’s journey to the “Vinland” with his treacherous sister, Freydis, to the exuberant letter from Columbus announcing his discovery to the Treasurer of Aragon, the suspense is fast-paced. Also included are Amerigo Vespucci’s fascinating descriptions of native peoples and wildlife, and John Cabot’s sailing from England to the North American coast. Listeners will be delighted with these wonderfully narrated accounts of America’s earliest history.
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  3. Grimms' Fairy Tales

    Grimms' Fairy Tales

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 8.3 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    First published by brothers Wilhelm & Jacob Grimm in 1812 as a collection of retold Germanic folk stories, this collection of such well-known fairytales as Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty transports listeners to a realm where “Once upon a time” often ends up “happily ever after”
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  4. The Innocents Abroad

    The Innocents Abroad

    Author: Mark Twain
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 24 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    What do you get when you combine classic travel literature with the inimitable wit of Mark Twain? The Innocents Abroad, is a keenly observant, politically incorrect and often hilarious narration of the author’s cruise to the Holy Land aboard a retired Civil War ship. First published in 1869 and the bestselling of Twain’s works in his lifetime, The Innocents Abroad will delight listeners with the celebrated author’s musings on historic landmarks, cultural differences and silly travelling companions.
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  5. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

    And Other Sketches

    Author: Mark Twain
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County is a wild yarn involving a case of mistaken identity, a gambler who’d bet on anything, and a very unusual frog named Daniel Webster. First published in The Saturday Press in 1865, the tale was immensely popular, and in 1867 an expanded version was published with 26 additional short stories, told as only Mark Twain could tell them.
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  6. The Art of War

    The Art of War

    Author: Sun Tzu
    Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
    Runtime: 1.68 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Art of War was written in the 6th century B.C. by the high-ranking military general and strategist, Sun Tzu. Though it is most commonly known as an ancient Chinese military treatise, The Art of War has become more versatile and is currently being used worldwide in business management.
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  7. Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings

    Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 5.75 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Working at a plantation in his youth, Joel Chandler Harris found that much of his shyness disappeared in the slave QTLYters, and his background as the illegitimate son of an Irish immigrant helped fuse a close bond with the slaves. The language of his new friends and the African-American animal tales they shared later became the inspiration for Joel’s beloved Uncle Remus stories. When Harris recorded the many Brer Rabbit stories from the African-American oral tradition, little did he know that it would revolutionize children’s literature. As an adult, Harris committed to healing post-Civil War America, stressing regional and racial reconciliation during and after the Reconstruction era.
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  8. Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

    Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 6.3 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Many a day we rowed together on that quiet stream…and many a fairy tale had been extemporized…yet none of these tales got written down: they lived and died…each in its own golden afternoon until there came a day when, as it chanced, one of the listeners petitioned that the tale might be written down for her.
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  9. Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

    Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    “Hey nonny, nonny,” the Bard’s “greatest hits” are all here! Performed with a lively full musical cast interspersed with engaging and informative introductory narrative, this imaginative recording uses song and sonnet from Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies to highlight his works, in his own words. Whether listeners are long-time Shakespearean aficionados or new students of the Englishman’s genius, this educational and entertaining new recording is certain to delight!
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  10. Uncle Wiggily's Adventures

    Uncle Wiggily's Adventures

    Author: Howard Garis
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 4.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Beginning in 1910, Howard Roger Garis penned an Uncle Wiggily tale every day (except Sundays) for 30 years, much to the delight of both children and adult fans of the elderly gentleman rabbit.
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  11. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Author: Mark Twain
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 7.5 Hrs - Unabridged
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    Huckleberry Finn may be the greater book, but Tom Sawyer has always been more widely read. Moreover, it is a book that can be enjoyed equally by both children and adults. Twain, who called it a "hymn" to boyhood.
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  12. McGuffey's Eclectic Readers: Fifth

    McGuffey's Eclectic Readers: Fifth

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 9.3 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $16.98 Member Price: $13.58 (or 3 credits)
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    Born in 1800, William Holmes McGuffey had a remarkable ability to memorize, and could commit to mind entire books of the Bible. After becoming a teacher at the age of 14, classroom size was just one of several challenges faced by McGuffey.
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  13. Gulliver's Travels

    Gulliver's Travels

    Narrator: Simon Vance
    Runtime: 2.1 Hrs. - Abridged
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    Travelers visit many strange places. They see very many wonderful things. When they return home they tell wonderful stories about what they have seen.
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  14. Roughing It

    Roughing It

    Author: Mark Twain
    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 20 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    To Calvin H. Higbie, of California, an honest man, a genial comrade and a steadfast friend, this book is inscribed by the author, in memory of the curious time when we two were millionaires for ten days. So the witty Mark Twain dedicates his second travelogue and charming SEMI-sequel to The Innocents Abroad. Listeners to Roughing It will find themselves laughing along with the author, as the Wild West gets a little bit wilder in this charming edition of Twain’s American adventures, mishaps and musings.
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  15. McGuffey's Eclectic Readers: Third

    McGuffey's Eclectic Readers: Third

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 3.3 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    Born in 1800, William Holmes McGuffey had a remarkable ability to memorize, and could commit to mind entire books of the Bible. After becoming a teacher at the age of 14, classroom size was just one of several challenges faced by McGuffey.
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