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  1. Cry, the Beloved Country

    Cry, the Beloved Country

    Author: Alan Paton
    Narrator: Michael York
    Runtime: 10 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This is a new reading of Alan Paton’s impassioned novel about a black man’s country under white man's law.Set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s, Cry, the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of Stephen Kumalo, a Zulu pastor, and his son, Absalom. Written with keen compassion and understanding, the novel powerfully evokes the experience of a land and a people torn by racial injustice.
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  2. Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

    Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

    Author: Mary Shelley
    Runtime: 8.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    A masterpiece of nineteenth-century Gothic horror, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein also has the distinction of being the first science-fiction novel. Dr. Victor Frankenstein, an ambitious young scientist, is consumed by a fanatic desire to create a living being. He fashions an eight-foot creature and succeeds in animating him but, horrified by his visage, perceives his creation to be a monster and frightens him away.
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  3. Jo's Boys

    Jo's Boys

    Narrator: C. M. Hébert
    Runtime: 10 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The final novel chronicling the adventures and misadventures of the March family, Jo’s Boys is entertaining, surprising, and an overall joy to listen to. Set ten years after Little Men, Jo’s Boys revisits Plumfield, the New England school still presided over by Jo and her husband, Professor Bhaer. Jo’s Boys—including sailor Emil, promising musician Nat, and rebellious Dan—are grown. Jo herself remains at the center of this tale, holding her boys fast through shipwreck and storm, disappointment—and even murder.
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  4. Dombey and Son

    Dombey and Son

    Runtime: 32.2 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In this carefully crafted novel, Dickens reveals the complexity of London society in the enterprising 1840s as he takes the listener into the business firm and home of one of its most representative patriarchs, Paul Dombey. A sensitive family drama unfolds between this stern father, his two children and aloof wife in which time and fateful events bring a slow, inexorable pressure to bear upon the hearts of all. in Paul Dombey we witness the force of social and personal arrogance ("For Dombey is as proud, Ma'am, as Lucifer") wrestling with his own stubborn, but not unredeemable, heart.
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  5. Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Narrator: Full Cast
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $13.95 Member Price: $11.16 (or 2 credits)
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    Blackstone Audio is proud to present the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2012 production of Romeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved tragedies. This stunning work of audio theater, fully dramatized with performances by the OSF cast, is a must-listen.
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  6. Elsie in New York and The Purple Dress

    Elsie in New York and The Purple Dress

    Author: O. Henry
    Runtime: 0.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In "Elsie in New York," Elsie is an innocent young woman who must look for work to make a living. Although she applies for several positions, do-gooders interfere. Thinking they are saving her soul, in actuality they point her to her destruction.
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  7. The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    Narrator: Lorna Raver
    Runtime: 12 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Newland Archer is about to announce his engagement to the docile May Welland when he meets her cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska. Edith Wharton's elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York earned her the first Pulitzer Prize for literature ever awarded to a woman.
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  8. Captain David Grief

    Captain David Grief

    Author: Jack London
    Narrator: Brian Emerson
    Runtime: 5.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This book’s eight tales of danger and adventure feature David Grief, who came to the South Pacific at the age of twenty and two decades later owned a vast trading empire. He played the South Sea game not for the gold but for the daring life of the island rover.
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  9. Barnaby Rudge

    Barnaby Rudge

    Runtime: 24 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Dickens's first historical novel is set in 1780s England at the time of the Gordon Riots. In a case of mistaken identification, Barnaby Rudge, a pale half-wit with long red hair who dresses all in green and carries a large raven on his back, is arrested as the leader of a mob of anti-Catholic rioters. He is condemned to death on the gallows, but an upright locksmith named Gabriel Varden comes to his aid.
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  10. Catriona

    Catriona

    Runtime: 10 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In this sequel to Kidnapped, Balfour returns to the city to defend his friend against false charges of murder. In so doing, he sets eyes on young Catriona and is caught between feuding Scottish clans.
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  11. Moby-Dick

    Moby-Dick

    Narrator: Anthony Heald
    Runtime: 24 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The outcast youth Ishmael, succumbing to wanderlust during a dreary New England autumn, signs up for passage aboard a whaling ship. The Pequod sails under the command of the one-legged Captain Ahab, who has set himself on a monomaniacal quest to capture the cunning white whale that robbed him of his leg: Moby-Dick. Capturing life on the sea with robust realism, Melville details the adventures of the colorful crew aboard the ship as Ahab pursues his crusade of revenge, heedless of all cost.
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  12. Rose in Bloom

    Rose in Bloom

    Narrator: C. M. Hébert
    Runtime: 8.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This is the charming, human account of the adventures of lovely, wealthy Rose Campbell as she grows into young womanhood. Rose’s greatest attraction undoubtedly is that she’s such a real girl. She has her trials and disappointments, her temptations and failures. But with the aid of loving counsel and a level head, she manages to turn into a thoroughly lovable, admirable woman.
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  13. Autobiography of Mark Twain

    Autobiography of Mark Twain

    The Complete and Authoritative Edition

    Narrator: Grover Gardner
    Runtime: 25 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $31.95 Member Price: $25.56 (or 6 credits)
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    The year 2010 marks the one hundredth anniversary of Twain’s death. In celebration of this important milestone, here, for the first time, is Mark Twain’s uncensored autobiography, in its entirety, exactly as he left it. This major literary event offers the first of three volumes and presents Mark Twain’s authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave, as he intended.
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  14. The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

    The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

    Author: Mark Twain
    Narrator: Various
    Runtime: 6 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    ***Warning: This audiobook may contain offensive content*** In this book that implicitly condemns slavery, David Wilson is called "Pudd'nhead" by the townspeople, who fail to understand his combination of wisdom and eccentricity. He redeems himself by solving a murder mystery and a case of transposed identities.
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  15. The Patchwork Girl of Oz

    The Patchwork Girl of Oz

    Narrator: Various Readers
    Runtime: 8.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This is a delightful story of a patchwork doll who, after being brought to life by a magician, must find a way to break a spell that has turned two victims to marble. Familiar Oz characters and new creatures join in whimsical adventures, a must for Oz fans.
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