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The Poetry of Carl Sandburg

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Carl Sandburg wrote poems with such soulfulness, lyric grace, and love and compassion for the common man that he was known as a "poet of the people." Here is a collection of 95 of his best works, including "Chicago," "Fog," "To a Contemporary Bunkshooter," "Masses," and "The Great Hunt," as well as other verses on themes like love, war, death, loneliness, immigrant life, and the beauty of nature. These early poems, which earned him enormous popularity in the 1920s and '30s and a Pulitzer Prize in 1951, are read here by Susan Anspach, Roscoe Lee Browne, Robert Foxworth, Elliott Gould, Joel Grey, Ernie Hudson, Arte Johnson, Melissa Manchester, Kevin McCarthy, Carl Reiner, Burt Reynolds, Jean Smart, Alfre Woodard, and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

Public Domain (P)1996 Dove Audio, Inc.

Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
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The Poetry of Robert Frost

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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Drawing upon everyday incidents, common situations, and rural imagery, Robert Frost fashioned poetry of great lyrical beauty and potent symbolism. His language is simple, clear, and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and wider significance. This brilliant collection features some of Frost's greatest works, including "The Road Not Taken", "Into My Own", "Asking for Roses", "Mending Wall", "The Death of the Hired Man", "In the Home Stretch", "Meeting and Passing", and more. The words of this quintessential American poet come to life in the performances by Alfre Woodard, Arte Johnson, Elliott Gould, Joel Grey, Melissa Manchester, and others.

Public Domain (P)1992, 2014 Dove Audio, Phoenix Books

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From Twilight Till Dawn

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Are vampires a bloodthirsty menace to mankind? Or simply misunderstood creatures struggling to survive? After hearing these six entertaining stories, you'll be able to decide for yourself. From the horrifying to the humorous, some of today's finest authors share stories about one of the oldest imagined evils, the vampire. From Tanith Lee's chilling story to Esther Friesner's comic tale of rival teens trying to best one another, these stories bring vampires to (un)life, in all their majesty and terror.

©2009 Phoenix (P)2009 Phoenix

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The Fabric of The Future

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The full list of authors includes: Shakti Gawain, Gloria Steinem, Margot Anand, Angeles Arrien, Sue Bender, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Sylvia Boorstein, Joan Borysenko, Z Budapest, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Riane Eisler, Flor Fernandez, Carol Lee Flinders, China Galland, Glennifer Gillespie, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Cheri Huber, Daphne Rose Kingma, Woodeene Koenig-Bricker, Joanna Macy, Nancy Mairs, Dawna Markova, Vimala McClure, Caroline Myss, Gayatri Naraine, Starhawk, Luisah Teish, Sue Patton Thoele, Paula Underwood, Rama Vernon, Margaret Wheatley, Marianne Williamson, and Marion Woodman. Where do we go from here, and what, practically, must we do to get there? When the contributers to Fabric of the Future were asked this question, the response was immediate and impassioned. Leading women thinkers - psychologists, writers, futurists, environmentalists, business consultants, activists, and artists - representing the broadest spectrum of religion, philosophy, spirituality, and ethnicity surveyed the cultural landscape and offered their collective insight into how we can navigate these turbulent times. The voices in this anthology speak to what is breaking through and how we can harness its enormous potential: the essays are strikingly original, their messages are consistently wise, urgent, and healing. With the forsight and intellectual courage that spring from these writings, we can begin to envision the future into being.

©1998 Conari Press (P)1998 New Star Media Inc.

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Valentines

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A collection of classic love poetry. Composed by many of the world's best known and most celebrated poets - including William Blake, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Robert Frost, James Joyce, Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats, and others - Valentinesspans not only the ages, but the full range of passionate expression of love in all its forms and stages.

©1997 Stefan Rudnicki (P)2015 Skyboat Media, Inc.

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Pussy Tales

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Intrigue, crime, and murder create suspense in this edge-of-your-seat collection of cat mystery stories whose plots are all centered on a beloved feline, written by some of the finest, best-selling mystery writers of all time. Full list of authors includes Bill Cridermore and Carolyn Wheat.

©1998 Dove Audio (P)2019 Phoenix Books

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Murder for Love, Murder for Women

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A collection of the best crime-of-passion short stories, including "For Whom the Beep Tolls" by Carol Higgins Clark, "Definitely, a Crime for Passion" by Mary Higgins Clark, "The Stalker" by Faye Kellerman, "Nancy Drew Remembers" by Bobbie Ann Mason, "At the Paradise Motel, Sparks, Nevada" by Joyce Carol Oates, "Heartbreak House" by Sara Paretsky, "The Blackmailer" by Ann Perry, and "True Crime" by Donna Tartt.

©1996 Dove Audio (P)1998, 2019 NewStar Media, Phoenix Books

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Stone Soup for the World

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"These stories help us to see the best in others and inspire us to be the best we can be." From the youngest child to the oldest senior, each of us wants to help, to give back, to make a difference. We want to feed the hungry, care for the elderly, and teach the children. These heartwarming stories feature ordinary people doing extraordinary things. They show us that greatness grows out of simple acts of giving. For the last 20 years, Marianne Larned has been a traveler, living and working in communities across the country and around the world. She heard people everywhere express a common logic: a better life for their families and a greater sense of community. Stone Soup for the World reminds us that we can make the world a better place. A toolbox full of ideas and a resource guide, this book gives each and every one of us hope and direction for how to build a better world. One day at a time.

©2002 Marianne Larned (P)2009 Phoenix

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Paul Theroux: The Collected Stories

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Collected here for the first time, Theroux's tales are funny, sardonic, sensuous and evocative, streaked with terror and cruelty. All glow with Theroux's intelligence, elegance and ironic wit; with his marvelous sense of place; and with his tragi-comic vision. Full of suspense and the unexpected, this collection shows Theroux, the secret writer, as a master of the form.

©1997 Paul Theroux (P)1997 Zondervan

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Great Angel Fantasies

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What we've suspected is true. They're everywhere around us. Angels, that is, as nine of this generations boldest and most acclaimed fantasy writers tell us in this brilliant collection. At once highly imaginative and intensely spiritual, these stories are performed by top stars of television, film, and music, who have themselves explored various areas of paranormal. It's a feast that will leave you infinitively more hopeful and a little less alone.

©2009 Phoenix (P)2009 Phoenix

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