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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 042

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include biographies of astronomer Fiammetta Wilson, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, mountaineer Jacques Balmat, French Revolutionist Camille Desmoulins, and Buddha; a climb of Mt. Fuji by Lafcadio Hearn, reviews of 20th century poetry and of books by E. M. Delafield, Mrs. Gaskell, and Kierkegaard; marriage; motion pictures; color blindness; and an essay on optimism by Helen Keller. (Summary by Sue Anderson)

Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include biographies of astronomer Fiammetta Wilson, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, mountaineer Jacques Balmat, French Revolutionist Camille Desmoulins, and Buddha; a climb of Mt. Fuji by Lafcadio Hearn, reviews of 20th century poetry and of books by E. M. Delafield, Mrs. Gaskell, and Kierkegaard; marriage; motion pictures; color blindness; and an essay on optimism by Helen Keller. (Summary by Sue Anderson)
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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include biographies of astronomer Fiammetta Wilson, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, mountaineer Jacques Balmat, French Revolutionist Camille Desmoulins, and Buddha; a climb of Mt. Fuji by Lafcadio Hearn, reviews of 20th century poetry and of books by E. M. Delafield, Mrs. Gaskell, and Kierkegaard; marriage; motion pictures; color blindness; and an essay on optimism by Helen Keller. (Summary by Sue Anderson)

Language:

English

Narrators:

Multiple - LibriVox Community

Length:

7h 8m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

36:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:53


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:06


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

44:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

39:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:01


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

43:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

14:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:53


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

47:17


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:02:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

25:10