My First Book (Version 2)

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Have you ever wondered how your favorite author started on his or her writing career? Did they launch themselves wholeheartedly into literature? Did they slave away every evening after a hard day at the office? Did they devote their golden years to reflect on a life well-spent? Some faced rejection while others found almost instant success. In this volume, we learn from the authors themselves what launched their literary careers... Bret Harte, Arthur Conan Doyle, R.M. Ballantyne, H. Rider Haggard and many other favorites contributed their stories. - Summary by Lynne Thompson

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction by Jerome K. Jerome Jim Gallagher
00:13:01
Play 01 Ready-Money Mortiboy by Walter Besant Lynne T
00:18:04
Play 02 The Family Scapegrace by James Payn jenno
00:17:09
Play 03 The Wreck of the 'Grosvenor' by W. Clark John
00:20:04
Play 04 Phisiological Aesthetics and Philistia by Grant Allen Lynne T
00:17:53
Play 05 The Shadow of a Crime by Hall Caine jenno
00:32:57
Play 06 The Social Kaleidoscope by George R. Sims Lynne T
00:20:43
Play 07 Departmental Ditties by Rudyard Kipling Phil Schempf
00:10:02
Play 08 Juvenilia by A. Conan Doyle jenno
00:16:27
Play 09 The Trail of the Serpent by M.E. Braddon Kathleen Moore
00:21:44
Play 10 The House of Elmore by F.W. Robinson Kathleen Moore
00:14:07
Play 11 Dawn by H. Rider Haggard Kathleen Moore
00:26:56
Play 12 Hudson's Bay by R.M. Ballantyne Phil Schempf
00:15:10
Play 13 The Premier and the Painter by I. Zangwill Availle
00:25:31
Play 14 The Western Avernus by Morley Robinson jenno
00:18:58
Play 15 A Life's Atonement by David Christie Murray jenno
00:20:57
Play 16 A Romance of Two Worlds by Marie Corelli Lynne Handler
00:25:29
Play 17 On the Stage and Off by Jerome K. Jerome KevinS
00:30:48
Play 18 Cavalry Life by 'John Strange Winter' (Mrs. Arthur Stannard) Kathrine Engan
00:28:14
Play 19 Californian Verse by Bret Harte Scotty Smith
00:17:55
Play 20 Dead Man's Rock by 'Q' Chad Jackson
00:20:11
Play 21 Undertones and Idylls and Legends of Inverburn by Robert Buchanan Kathrine Engan
00:26:25
Play 22 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Elijah Fisher
00:26:11