1.28.2009

Episode 71: Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 4-5


In which we meet Uncle Tom and Aunt Chloe, the Shelby's disagree, and Eliza takes action.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 4-5

This book is in the public domain.

Story rating
PG 13 ... contains offensive language and concepts which require a certain level of maturity to understand.

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1.21.2009

Episode 70: Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 1-3


In which we meet a man of humanity, a mother, and a father.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 1-3

This book is in the public domain.

Story rating
PG 13 ... contains offensive language and concepts
which require a certain level of maturity to understand.

References

1.20.2009

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin
(warning: contains offensive language and concepts which require a certain level of maturity to understand. See show notes for further information.)
  1. Episode 70: chapters 1-3
  2. Episode 71: chapters 4-5
  3. Episode 72: chapters 6-7
  4. Episode 74: chapter 8
  5. Episode 75: chapter 9
  6. Episode 76: chapters 10-11
  7. Episode 77: chapters 12-13
  8. Episode 78: chapters 14-15
  9. Episode 80: chapter 16
  10. Episode 81: chapter 17
  11. Episode 82: chapter 18
  12. Episode 83: chapter 19
  13. Episode 84: chapter 20
  14. Episode 86: chapters 21-23
  15. Episode 87: chapters 24-26
  16. Episode 88: chapters 27-28
  17. Episode 89: chapters 29-30
  18. Episode 91: chapters 31-32
  19. Episode 92: chapters 33-34
  20. Episode 93: chapters 35-37
  21. Episode 94, chapters 38-39
  22. Episode 95: chapters 40-42
  23. Episode 96: finale

1.15.2009

Episode 69: The Aliens, Part 2

The Plumie is ready to come aboard the human ship.
What will this first contact show us about them and ourselves?


The Aliens, Part 2

This book is in the public domain.
Read for the SFFaudio Third Annual Audiobook Challenge

Story rating
Kid friendly.

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1.08.2009

Episode 68: The Aliens, Part 1

When humans meet aliens will it be war? Or peace?

The Aliens, Part 1

This book is in the public domain.
Read for the SFFaudio Third Annual Audiobook Challenge

Story rating
Kid friendly.

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1.06.2009

Lagniappe 21: The Johnny Maxwell Trilogy


A little something extra from Only You Can Save Mankind, Johnny and the Dead, and Johnny and the Bomb.

According to Webster
la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
Function:
noun
Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
Date: 1844
: a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure