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  1. The Practice of the Presence of God and As a Man Thinketh

    The Practice of the Presence of God and As a Man Thinketh

    Narrator: Edward Lewis
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence is a record of the conversations and letters exchanged between Brother Lawrence and people in his community, who came to him for advice. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen gives examples to illustrate how “mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance,” so that people may begin to weave in enlightenment and happiness.
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  2. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    Everything That Rises Must Converge

    Runtime: 9.3 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This collection of nine short stories by Flannery O'connor was published posthumously in 1965. The flawed characters of each story are fully revealed in apocalyptic moments of conflict and violence that are presented with comic detachment.
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  3. Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Narrator: Mirron Willis
    Runtime: 22 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Uncle Tom is a high-minded, devoutly Christian black slave to a kind family, the Shelbys. Beset by financial difficulties, the Shelbys sell Tom to a slave trader. Young George Shelby promises to someday redeem him. The story relates Uncle Tom’s trials, suffering, and religious fortitude.
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  4. Now We Are Six

    Now We Are Six

    Author: A.A. Milne
    Narrator: Peter Dennis
    Runtime: 1.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Blackstone Audiobooks presents, from the unabridged collection “A.A. Milne’s Pooh Classics,” the thirty-five poems and verses from Now We Are Six, performed by Peter Dennis. This is the only reading of these delightful verses authorized by A.A. Milne’s son, Christopher Robin.
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  5. The Lion Of St. Mark

    The Lion Of St. Mark

    Author: G.A. Henty
    Narrator: Ralph Cosham
    Runtime: 11.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    "Never at any time were the virtues of Venice...more brilliantly shown. I have woven the adventures of an English boy endowed with a full share of energy and pluck."
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  6. The Swiss Family Robinson

    The Swiss Family Robinson

    Runtime: 11.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Robinson family—a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons— emerge alive from a terrible storm, bringing to land two dogs and a shipload of livestock. Inspired by Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, this uplifting tale relates a family’s ingenuity and courage as they struggle to survive on an exotic tropical island.
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  7. The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Narrator: John Lee
    Runtime: 47 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Dashing young Edmond Dantès has everything: a fine reputation, an appointment as captain of a ship, and the heart of a beautiful woman. But his perfect life is shattered when three jealous friends conspire to destroy him. Falsely accused of a political crime, Dantès is locked away for life in the infamous Chateau d'If prison. But it is there that Dantès learns of a vast hidden treasure. After fourteen years of hopeless imprisonment, Dantès makes his daring escape and follows his secret map to untold fortune.
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  8. 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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  9. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

    Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

    Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
    Runtime: 10 Hrs - Unabridged
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    In this classic of literary nonfiction, Annie Dillard takes us through a year of on-foot explorations through her own landscape, bringing anecdotes, curiosities, and insights about all she observes and experiences.
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  10. Wise Blood

    Wise Blood

    Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
    Runtime: 5.6 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Flannery O’Connor’s astonishing and haunting first novel is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his innate, desperate faith.
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  11. Nancy Drew Girl Detective: Dressed to Steal

    Nancy Drew Girl Detective: Dressed to Steal

    Narrator: Rebecca Rogers
    Runtime: 3.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Young designer Alicia Adams is opening a boutique in River Heights. On the day of the big event, crowds of people press forward, a store window is smashed, and people are injured. Then when an expensive dress is destroyed and the store vandalized, Nancy decides this is a case she’s ready to size up.
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  12. The Cossacks

    The Cossacks

    Author: Leo Tolstoy
    Narrator: Various Readers
    Runtime: 7 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In the setting of what is present-day Kazakhstan, Tolstoy examines two psychological problems. The first dilemma is that of a young man who desires both fulfilling love and a place as a respected member of society. The other is the difficulty of a primitive society to accept domination by a higher culture that has no understanding of the traditions it asks its colonists to cast aside. One of Tolstoy’s lesser-known novels, The Cossacks is one of the finest pictures of Cossack society in all of Russian literature.
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  13. Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost

    Author: John Milton
    Narrator: Ralph Cosham
    Runtime: 9 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Often considered the greatest epic in any modern language, Paradise Lost tells the story of the revolt of Satan and his banishment from Heaven, and the fall of man and his expulsion from Eden.
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  14. A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories

    A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories

    Runtime: 6.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This now classic book revealed Flannery O’Connor as one of the most original and provocative writers to emerge from the South. Her apocalyptic vision of life is expressed through grotesque, often comic situations in which the principal character faces a problem of salvation: the grandmother, in the title story, confronting the murderous Misfit; a neglected four-year-old boy looking for the Kingdom of Christ in the fast-flowing waters of the river; General Sash, about to meet the final enemy.
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  15. Winnie the Pooh

    Winnie the Pooh

    Author: A.A. Milne
    Narrator: Peter Dennis
    Runtime: 4 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Blackstone Audiobooks presents, from the unabridged collection “A.A. Milne’s Pooh Classics,” the ten stories of Winnie-the-Pooh, performed by Peter Dennis. This is the only reading of these immortal stories authorized by A.A. Mile’s son, Christopher Robin.
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