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Young Adventure, A Book of Poems

Stephen Vincent Benét

Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "By the Waters of Babylon". It was a line of Benet's poetry that gave the title to Dee Brown's famous history of the destruction of Native American tribes by the United States: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. (Summary excerpted from Wikipedia) This recording includes the Dedication, Foreword and first 16 poems from Young Adventure, A Book of Poems.

Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "By the Waters of Babylon". It was a line of Benet's poetry that gave the title to Dee Brown's famous history of the destruction of Native American tribes by the United States: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. (Summary excerpted from Wikipedia) This recording includes the Dedication, Foreword and first 16 poems from Young Adventure, A Book of Poems.
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Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "By the Waters of Babylon". It was a line of Benet's poetry that gave the title to Dee Brown's famous history of the destruction of Native American tribes by the United States: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. (Summary excerpted from Wikipedia) This recording includes the Dedication, Foreword and first 16 poems from Young Adventure, A Book of Poems.

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

1h 23m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:26


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:05


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:39


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:12