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. Chapters 1-3: Show NotesDownload
  2. Chapters 4-5: Show NotesDownload
  3. Chapters 6-7: Show NotesDownload
  4. Chapter 8: Show NotesDownload
  5. Chapter 9: Show NotesDownload
  6. Chapters 10-11: Show NotesDownload
  7. Chapters 12-13: Show NotesDownload
  8. Chapters 14-15: Show NotesDownload
  9. Chapter 16: Show NotesDownload
  10. Chapter 17: Show NotesDownload
  11. Chapter 18: Show NotesDownload
  12. Chapter 19: Show NotesDownload
  13. Chapter 20: Show NotesDownload
  14. Chapters 21-23: Show NotesDownload
  15. Chapters 24-26: Show NotesDownload
  16. Chapters 27-28: Uncle Tom's CabinDownload
  17. Chapters 29-30: Show NotesDownload
  18. Chapters 31-32: Show NotesDownload
  19. Chapters 33-34: Show NotesDownload
  20. Chapters 35-37: Show NotesDownload
  21. Chapters 38-39: Show NotesDownload
  22. Chapters 40-42: Show NotesDownload
  23. Finale: Show NotesDownload

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