[JUVENILE FICTION] Rufus & Rose, by Horatio Alger, Jr. - thw

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Post by LCaulkins » February 4th, 2020, 7:28 pm

Rufus and Rose, or The Fortunes of Rough and Ready by Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832 - 1899).

This is the final volume in a 6-book series that Horatio Alger, Jr. wrote for boys during the mid-1800s. "Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were hugely popular in their day." ( Goodreads)
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Last edited by LCaulkins on February 11th, 2020, 8:49 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by LCaulkins » February 4th, 2020, 7:29 pm

We are in the final stretch of wrapping up book 5 in this series (1-4 are in our Catalog). This one, no. 6, is the final installation.
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Post by AlaynaMay » February 7th, 2020, 3:00 pm

May I be DPL?

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Post by LCaulkins » February 7th, 2020, 4:05 pm

Absolutely! Thank you very much. :)
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Post by ToddHW » February 7th, 2020, 4:35 pm

I will MC. Setting up now.

EDIT: MW is ready

Thanks, Todd

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Post by LCaulkins » February 7th, 2020, 4:44 pm

Thank you very much, Todd. :)
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Post by LCaulkins » February 7th, 2020, 4:59 pm

OK! We are ready for readers.
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Post by AlaynaMay » February 10th, 2020, 11:41 am

LCaulkins wrote:
February 7th, 2020, 4:05 pm
Absolutely! Thank you very much. :)
Thank you for including me in the project!

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Post by mbm0rxi » February 15th, 2020, 5:50 am

Hi-Ive been out of the librivox loop for a bit, may I get back in with section 2- The House on Waverly Place?

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Post by LCaulkins » February 15th, 2020, 9:56 am

mbm0rxi wrote:
February 15th, 2020, 5:50 am
Hi-Ive been out of the librivox loop for a bit, may I get back in with section 2- The House on Waverly Place?
Certainly! Happy to have you :)
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Post by mbm0rxi » February 16th, 2020, 10:39 am


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Post by mbm0rxi » February 16th, 2020, 10:40 am

and I'm happy to do section 3....

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Post by LCaulkins » February 16th, 2020, 3:38 pm

mbm0rxi wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 10:39 am
Thanks
section 2 at 9:45

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/rufus_02_alger,jr_128kb.mp3
Thank you! and Section 3 is yours :)
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Post by mbm0rxi » February 23rd, 2020, 10:58 am


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Post by LCaulkins » February 23rd, 2020, 2:23 pm

mbm0rxi wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 10:39 am
Thanks
section 2 at 9:45

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/rufus_02_alger,jr_128kb.mp3
It looks like our PL is very busy right now, so when I put chapter 3 into the MW (thank you for that second section already), I pulled chapter 2 to proof for you. :)

Thanks for helping with this book! This is a very nice reading. Only one edit spot:

A repeated section at 5:01 and again at 5:08, starting with "Very well. Then I will pay Mrs. Clayton..."
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