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Download The Great Poets: Oliver Wendell Holmes Audiobook (Unabridged)

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Though by profession a doctor (he coined the word anesthesia) Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) was one of the leading 19th century American poets and a member of the famous Saturday Club with Emerson, Longfellow, and Lowell. The 200th anniversary of his birth occurs in 2009.

Here are his major poems, including Old Ironsides and The Last Leaf in a rare audiobook collection read by Peter Marinker. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841–1935) was an American jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902–1932. He was the oldest justice in the Supreme Court’s history and remains one of the most widely cited justices to this day.

About the Narrator

Peter Marinker is a highly experienced stage actor whose credits include The Big Idea, Easy Access, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Merchant of Venice at the Old Vic. On television he has appeared in Bugs, Bodyguards, and Casualty, while his films include Event Horizon, Judge Dredd, The Russia House, and The Emerald Forest.