The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 06


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the sixth volume, 55 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel)

Genre(s): Humorous Fiction, Poetry, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: Wit and Humor of America

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Grains of Truth, The Bill Nye Etext Kristin G.
00:15:04 en
Play 02 Chad's Story of the Goods Francis Hopkinson Smith Etext Phil Chenevert
00:07:50 en
Play 03 Unconscious Humor J. K. Wetherill Etext Marty Kris
00:06:11 en
Play 04 Up and Down Old Brandywine James Whitcomb Riley Etext Patti Cunningham
00:04:49 en
Play 05 Jones Lloyd Osbourne Etext TriciaG
01:11:59 en
Play 06 Bear Story That Alex "Ist Maked up his-Own-Se'f", The James Whitcomb Riley Etext Kristin G.
00:08:46 en
Play 07 Colonel Carter's Story of the Postmaster Francis Hopkinson Smith Etext Kristin G.
00:08:01 en
Play 08 Love Sonnets of an Office Boy S. E. Kiser Etext Mallika Kiran
00:03:37 en
Play 09 Mr. Dooley on the Game of Football Finley Peter Dunne Etext Marty Kris
00:06:25 en
Play 10 Fairport Art Museum, The Octave Thanet Etext Debra Lynn
00:19:53 en
Play 11 Ballad of Grizzly Gulch, The Wallace Irwin Etext Durlon
00:03:37 en
Play 12 My Philosofy James Whitcomb Riley Etext Marty Kris
00:03:07 en
Play 13 Society Upon the Stanislaus, The Bret Harte Etext Marty Kris
00:03:15 en
Play 14 Lost Chords Eugene Field Etext Brenton Alker
00:01:33 en
Play 15 Thoughts Fer the Discuraged Farmer James Whitcomb Riley Etext Marty Kris
00:03:31 en
Play 16 Modern Farmer, The Jack Appleton Etext Marty Kris
00:01:30 en
Play 17 Apostasy of William Dodge, The Stanley Waterloo Etext Marty Kris
00:15:21 en
Play 18 So Wags the World Anne Warner Etext James E. Carson
00:15:50 en
Play 19 Paintermine, The Kenyon Cox Etext TriciaG
00:00:36 en
Play 20 Advertiser, The Eugene Field Etext TriciaG
00:01:46 en
Play 21 Famous Mulligan Ball, The Frank L. Stanton Etext TriciaG
00:02:50 en
Play 22 Genial Idiot Discusses the Music Cure, The John Kendrick Bangs Etext Christopher Maust
00:10:59 en
Play 23 Octopussycat, The Kenyon Cox Etext Christopher Maust
00:00:43 en
Play 24 Book-Canvasser, The Anonymous Etext Christopher Maust
00:06:52 en
Play 25 Her Valentine by Richard Hovey Richard Hovey Etext Christopher Maust
00:03:01 en
Play 26 Welsh Rabbittern, The Kenyon Cox Etext John Burnett
00:00:48 en
Play 27 Comic Miseries by John G. Saxe John G. Saxe Etext TriciaG
00:03:00 en
Play 28 Merchant and the Book-Agent, The Anonymous Etext TriciaG
00:04:05 en
Play 29 Coquette (A Portrait), The John G. Saxe Etext slmitchell
00:02:23 en
Play 30 Spring Feeling, A Bliss Carman Etext TriciaG
00:03:00 en
Play 31 Wasted Opportunities Roy Farrell Greene Etext Devin Mitchell
00:02:23 en
Play 32 Weddin', The Jennie Betts Hartswick Etext Linette Geisel
00:11:16 en
Play 33 Thompson Street Poker Club, The Henry Guy Carleton Etext TriciaG
00:08:14 en
Play 34 Bumblebeaver, The Kenyon Cox Etext John Burnett
00:00:56 en
Play 35 After the Funeral James M. Bailey Etext sid
00:02:43 en
Play 36 Casey at the Bat Ernest Lawrence Thayer Etext Marty Kris
00:04:40 en
Play 37 Martyrdom of Mr. Stevens, The Herbert Quick Etext Marty Kris
00:24:29 en
Play 38 Wild Boarder, The Kenyon Cox Etext John Burnett
00:00:42 en
Play 39 De Gradual Commence Wallace Bruce Amsbary Etext Marty Kris
00:04:15 en
Play 40 Abou Ben Butler John Paul Etext sid
00:01:10 en
Play 41 Latter-Day Warnings Etext Rhonda Federman
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Play 42 It Pays to be Happy Thomas Lansing Masson Etext John Burnett
00:01:16 en
Play 43 James and Reginald Eugene Field Etext Pamela Krantz
00:04:03 en
Play 44 Banty Tim John Hay Etext Patti Cunningham
00:02:58 en
Play 45 Evening Etext Peter Day
00:03:00 en
Play 46 Old Settler, The Ed Mott Etext Ron Altman
00:13:44 en
Play 47 Verre Definite Wallace Bruce Amsbary Etext Nicholette Bryant
00:01:51 en
Play 48 Talking Horse, The John Thomas McIntyre Etext Marty Kris
00:22:36 en
Play 49 Owl-Critic, The James T. Fields Etext Pamela Krantz
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Play 50 Mosquito, The William Cullen Bryant Etext Snapdragon
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Play 51 Tiddle-Iddle-Iddle-Iddle-Bum! Bum! Wilbur D. Nesbit Etext Nicholette Bryant
00:01:49 en
Play 52 My First Cigar Robert J. Burdette Etext Mich_elle
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Play 53 Shonny Schwartz Charles Follen Adams Etext Nicholette Bryant
00:02:20 en
Play 54 Bully Boar and a Brag Captain, The Sol Smith Etext Betty Chen
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Play 55 When the Allegash Drive Goes Through Holman F. Day Etext Betty Chen
00:03:09 en