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The American Experience - A Collection of Great American Stories

Edgar Allan Poe

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Ten superbly narrated stories that help explain America by America's best writers. Irving's incredible and amusing tale of the archetypal "Rip Van Winkle" relates the story of a man who slept through history. Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage" tells of a young soldier who must struggle with his conscience no matter what the consequences. "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is Mark Twain's hilarious story of a contest to end all contests in the rowdy days of the Forty-Niners. Edgar Allan Poe's "The Man of the Crowd" tells of one man's strange fascination with another. "The Ransom of Red Chief" is another of O. Henry's tales of a kidnapping that goes horribly, horribly, wrong. "Miss Tempy's Watchers", by Sarah Orne Jewett, speaks of the power of friendship. Kate Chopin's lovely "Desiree's Baby" tells the poignant story of one woman's search for her past. Jack London's acclaimed The Call of the Wild is a thrilling adventure of nature and survival. Edith Wharton pens a chilling ghost story in the atmospheric "The Eyes." And "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" is F. Scott Fitzgerald's wry and amusing tale of a young lady's struggle for social success. "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving, narrated by George Vafiadis "The Man of the Crowd" by Edgar Allan Poe, narrated by Ralph Cosham "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane, narrated by Sean Pratt "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, narrated by Thomas Becker "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O'Henry, narrated by Michael Hanson "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London, narrated by Michael Kramer "Desiree's Baby" by Kate Chopin, narrated by Jacquilin Kinlow "Miss Tempy's Watchers" by Sarah Orne Jewett, narrated by Tana Hickens "The Eyes" by Edith Wharton, narrated by Ralph Cosham "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, narrated by Kimberly Schraf

Language:

English

Narrators:

Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London, Kate Chopin, Mark Twain, O. Henry, Sarah Orne Jewett, Stephen Crane, Washington Irving, Various Narrators

Length:

12h 29m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Part 1
Part 1

48:12


Part 2
Part 2

21:02


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

23:08


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

17:38


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

18:57


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

07:03


Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 5

14:00


Part 3, Chapter 6
Part 3, Chapter 6

14:18


Part 3, Chapter 7
Part 3, Chapter 7

09:05


Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 8

12:14


Part 3, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 9

12:17


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

10:05


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

14:11


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

14:00


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

12:39


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

11:32


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

07:28


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

12:02


Part 3, Chapter 17
Part 3, Chapter 17

10:18


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

10:04


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

12:28


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

12:23


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

12:39


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

11:01


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

11:00


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

10:21


Part 4
Part 4

16:14


Part 5
Part 5

26:38


Part 6, Chapter 1
Part 6, Chapter 1

21:31


Part 6, Chapter 2
Part 6, Chapter 2

18:24


Part 6, Chapter 3
Part 6, Chapter 3

28:56


Part 6, Chapter 4
Part 6, Chapter 4

17:59


Part 6, Chapter 5
Part 6, Chapter 5

30:34


Part 6, Chapter 6
Part 6, Chapter 6

27:29


Part 6, Chapter 7
Part 6, Chapter 7

34:28


Part 7
Part 7

14:01


Part 8
Part 8

30:22


Part 9
Part 9

42:50


Part 10, Chapter 1
Part 10, Chapter 1

36:03


Part 10, Chapter 2
Part 10, Chapter 2

33:43


Part 10, Chapter 3
Part 10, Chapter 3

00:06