[ADVENTURE]The Maroon, by Thomas Mayne Reid - icequeen

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Post by icequeen » March 18th, 2022, 8:16 pm

The Maroon, by Thomas Mayne Reid (1818 - 1883)
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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35295

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[*]Project Code: AQm21zMC
[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid (Thomas Mayne Reid)
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[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 119
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[*]Original publication date (if known): 1862
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Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction

Keywords that describe the book: Jamaica, voodoo, plantations

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"Section # of The Maroon. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Maroon, by Thomas Mayne Reid. Section Title."
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Post by icequeen » March 18th, 2022, 8:17 pm

We are ready for readers!
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Post by icequeen » March 19th, 2022, 9:38 pm

Off we go to Readers Wanted!
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Post by garhol » April 5th, 2022, 11:40 am

Hiya, I'd like to have a try at the first chapter at the least, possibly the first three if the chapter 1 is ok? Lets see if I can start the ball rolling.

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Post by icequeen » April 5th, 2022, 8:06 pm

garhol wrote:
April 5th, 2022, 11:40 am
Hiya, I'd like to have a try at the first chapter at the least, possibly the first three if the chapter 1 is ok? Lets see if I can start the ball rolling.
You are welcome to the first three when you are ready! But, chapter 1 is yours to begin with thank you!
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Post by yourbookvoice » April 13th, 2022, 9:36 pm

I'd like to claim the following section:

2 Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man Link to text Open

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Post by XavierVO27 » April 13th, 2022, 11:19 pm

Hello! I would like to claim Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man.

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Post by XavierVO27 » April 13th, 2022, 11:28 pm

Hello again! It seems Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man has already been claimed. That's ok! May I then claim Volume 1 Chapter 3 - A Jamaica Dejeuner?

Thanks!

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Post by icequeen » April 14th, 2022, 2:01 pm

yourbookvoice wrote:
April 13th, 2022, 9:36 pm
I'd like to claim the following section:

2 Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man Link to text Open

Thanks,
Kerry Adams
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Section 2 is yours! Thanks Kerry!
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Post by icequeen » April 14th, 2022, 2:02 pm

XavierVO27 wrote:
April 13th, 2022, 11:28 pm
Hello again! It seems Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man has already been claimed. That's ok! May I then claim Volume 1 Chapter 3 - A Jamaica Dejeuner?

Thanks!

Xavier Torres
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Thank you for noticing and updating your choice! Section 3 is yours, thanks Xavier!
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Post by yourbookvoice » April 14th, 2022, 2:08 pm

icequeen wrote:
April 14th, 2022, 2:01 pm
yourbookvoice wrote:
April 13th, 2022, 9:36 pm
I'd like to claim the following section:

2 Volume 1 Chapter 2 - A Myal Man Link to text Open

Thanks,
Kerry Adams
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Section 2 is yours! Thanks Kerry!
Thank you, glad to make a contribution to this project. Be of good cheer.

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Post by yourbookvoice » May 13th, 2022, 5:08 pm

Section 2:
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/maroon_02_reid_128kb.mp3
Time: 12m 46s
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Post by icequeen » May 13th, 2022, 8:08 pm

yourbookvoice wrote:
May 13th, 2022, 5:08 pm
Section 2:
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/maroon_02_reid_128kb.mp3
Time: 12m 46s
Kerry Adams
Your Book Voice
Thanks Kerry!
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Post by icequeen » May 14th, 2022, 8:01 pm

Section 2 is PL OK!
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Post by redkolob » May 21st, 2022, 9:00 pm

Hi there,

Can I claim Volume 1 Chapter 5 - The Slaver?

Thank you!
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