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Audio Book Contractors

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Works: 74 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 422 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Psychological fiction  Drama 
Classifications: PR4034, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Audio Book Contractors
Howards End by E. M Forster( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Howard's End is a charming country house in Hertfordshire which becomes the object of an inheritance dispute between the Wilcox family and the Schlegel sisters. Through romantic entanglements, disappearing wills, and sudden tragedy, the conflict over the house emerges as a symbolic struggle for England's very future. A clear, vibrant portrait of life in Edwardian England, Howard's End deals with personal relationships and conflicting values
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
In late eighteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of three of her four sisters
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
During one day of arranging for her party Mrs. Dalloway remembers her youth, considers the crushing effects of the Great War, and reexamines her marriage
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A collection of classic American poetry by Walt Whitman, exploring themes of equality, fertility, sacredness of self, beauty in death, love of comrades, and the immortality of the soul
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Presents a recording of Chaucer's work, which begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The jungle books by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Abridged
Walden by Henry David Thoreau( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Originally the author's journal of a time in 1845 when he lived alone in a simple hut by Walden Pond. It has become a lasting American classic, containing not only an intimate tribute to nature, but also Thoreau's meditations on the concepts of self-reliance and common sense
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for the pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
The ambassadors by Henry James( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
One of Henry James's three late masterpieces, The Ambassadors is a bittersweet paean to the life not lived and one of the most achingly beautiful and moving novels ever written. Lambert Strether, a mild, middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by his august patron, Mrs
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Norman-Saxon conflict is vividly described with battle scenes, medieval pageantry and romantic escapades. The hero Sir Wilfred Ivanhoe, the lovely and brave Rebecca, Richard the Lion-Hearted, and Robin Hood and his merry band are just a few of the chivalrous characters in this classic novel
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
An encounter with an escaped convict in his youth, the mysterious Miss Havisham, the beautiful but cold Estella and his ups and downs with the kindly Joe Gargery all lead to Pip's expectations and his struggle for moral redemption
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Sarah Orne Jewett's best short stories by Sarah Orne Jewett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of two cities--including a doctor, his devoted daughter, the young French aristocrat she loves, and their English friend--are swept into the tide of the French Revolution
New Arabian nights/stories by Robert Louis Stevenson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Essays, short stories and fragments of travel and autobiography
The heroes by Charles Kingsley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Once upon a time there were two princes who were twins..." begins Charles Kingsley in his 1856 rendering of Greek mythological heroes for children. Featuring the many exploits of Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Theseus, this timeless collection of myths is a rich tapestry of adventure celebrated in early Greek lore. Kingsley's Heroes is a classic book that will please listeners of all ages
Rip Van Winkle and, the legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Villette by Charlotte Brontë( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Villette is the semi-autobiographical tale of Lucy Snowe. Left with no family and no money, Lucy goes against her own timid nature and travels to the small city of Villette, France, where she becomes a school teacher in Madame Beck's school for girls."--Container
The song of Hiawatha and more by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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