Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes audiobook

Oliver Wendell Holmes

By Oliver Wendell Holmes
Read by Peter Marinker

Naxos

The Great Poets Series

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Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781094015989

  • ISBN: 9781094015972

  • ISBN: 9781094015996

Runtime: 1.29 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Though by profession a doctor (he coined the word anesthesia), Oliver Wendell Holmes was one of the leading nineteenth-century American poets and a member of the famous Saturday Club with Emerson, Longfellow, and Lowell. The year 2009 marked the two hundredth anniversary of his birth. Here are his major poems, including “Old Ironsides” and “The Last Leaf” in a rare audiobook collection read affectingly by Peter Marinker.

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Author Bio: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Author Bio: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894) graduated from Harvard in 1836 and practiced medicine for the next decade. He also taught at Dartmouth and became dean at Harvard Medical School. Despite his career as a physician, he is best known as a poet and humorist.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Runtime: 1.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English