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Audio Book Contractors

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Works: 85 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Juvenile works  Biography  Romance fiction  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure fiction 
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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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 31 libraries worldwide
The cultured, idealistic Schlegel sisters, the materialistic Wilcox family and the poor, romantic Leonard Bast, only connect in the deepest sense, in and around a charming country house in Hertforshire
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
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 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
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 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, "Shall have a supper at our aller cost/ When that we come again from Canterbury."
The jungle books by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mowgli, man-child, reared by the jungle wolf packs and educated by wild animals. Includes other classic jungle stories by Kipling
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean. Loosely based on a true account of Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 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 10 libraries worldwide
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. Newsome, is to discover what, or who, is keeping her son Chad in the notorious city of pleasure and to bring him home. But Strether finds Chad transformed by the influence of a remarkable woman
Walden by Henry David Thoreau( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Thoreau details his solitary and simple life on the shores of Walden Pond
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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 9 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
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 8 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
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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
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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 age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Newland Archer's marriage to the docile May Welland is disturbed by the beautiful Countess Olenska and the manners and morals of New York
Science fiction stories by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"The star" is an apocalyptic story in which a rogue star enters our solar system and affects it as it continues through and away from us. In "The remarkable case of Davidson's eyes": An accident causes Sidney Davidson to "see too much," rendering him blind to the world around him ; eventually his normal sight returns. In "The country of the blind": While attempting to summit a mountain in Ecuador, Nunez slips down into the fabled Country of the Blind. While there he tries first to teach and rule the inhabitants, then he falls in love, but when he tries to marry the woman, he finds the inhabitants will only allow this if he submits to blindness himself. In "Under the knife": During surgery for depression and a pain in the right side beneath his ribs, a man has a near-death experience associated with an extraordinary clarity of perception. He awakens and finds he has not only survived the operation, but his pain and melancholy are vanquished
The heroes by Charles Kingsley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 6 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
The song of Hiawatha : and more poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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