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Post by Lynnet » July 6th, 2020, 11:33 am

The Old Tobacco Shop by William Bowen (1877 - 1937).

A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure. Life is hard for a little boy who can't even say his own name, so he has to make his own luck where he finds it, even if Aunt Amanda is always chastising him for having his hands in his pockets in this winner of the 1922 Newberry Award for children's literature. Today's parents should be aware the adventure is a tobacco-induced dream. ( )
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Post by RitaBoutros » July 11th, 2020, 12:45 pm

Looking for a DPL? :D

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Post by Lynnet » July 11th, 2020, 5:01 pm

RitaBoutros wrote:
July 11th, 2020, 12:45 pm
Looking for a DPL? :D
You’ve got the job if you want it!
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Post by RitaBoutros » July 12th, 2020, 5:30 am

Thanks

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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2020, 10:59 am

I have uploaded chapter 1
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Post by RitaBoutros » August 21st, 2020, 1:42 pm

Yikes! Creepy...the back room
Don't like the sound of that...


Two tiny things:
3:49: they must have been brothers should be they might have been brothers
10:56 half down should be halfway down

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Post by Lynnet » September 1st, 2020, 2:49 am

I have uploaded the corrected chapter 1 plus chapter 2.
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Post by RitaBoutros » September 1st, 2020, 6:09 am

Sec 1 is PL OK

Notes for sec 2:

8:52 "wants a pound" should be "wants half a pound"
15:28 with a little round blue cap

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Post by njgorgen » September 2nd, 2020, 3:46 pm

Can I take Chapter 3? Nancy

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Post by Lynnet » September 2nd, 2020, 4:01 pm

njgorgen wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 3:46 pm
Can I take Chapter 3? Nancy
Enjoy!
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Post by alixsquish » September 3rd, 2020, 2:08 am

Hi,

Could I get section 23 please? From the Fire Back to the Frying-Pan

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Post by Lynnet » September 3rd, 2020, 6:21 am

alixsquish wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 2:08 am
Hi,

Could I get section 23 please? From the Fire Back to the Frying-Pan

Thanks,
Alix
Have fun with it.
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Post by njgorgen » September 3rd, 2020, 6:50 pm


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Post by njgorgen » September 3rd, 2020, 6:53 pm

Can I get sections 6 - 11? Nancy

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Post by Lynnet » September 3rd, 2020, 8:41 pm

njgorgen wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 6:50 pm
Here is sec 3 - 17m04s Nancy

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/oldtobaccoshop_03_bowen_128k.mp3
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