Volunteers outside the USA: John Masefield died in 1967. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/files/7369/7369-h/7369-h.htmThe tale of a 12-year-old boy who falls in with smugglers. Jim, an orphan, is sent to live with relatives along the Devon coast. There he accidentally witnesses the deeds of a troop of night-riders, or smugglers, and becomes caught up in their shadowy, dangerous world of excise men, sea caves and illicit cargo. The adventure takes the boy to sea against his will, where he faces hurdle after hurdle. From a skirmish with a British frigate to a nightmarish chase on horseback to run-ins with soldiers and gypsies, the plot stays rip-roaring, and the atmospheric prose supplies a polished, literary veneer. Ages 9-12. (Summary by Michael Morpurgo, Josh Mitteldorf)
Target completion date: 2021-03-31
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[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Masefield (John Masefield)
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[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 14
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1911
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Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction; Children's Fiction/Action & Adventure
Keywords that describe the book: adventure, pirates, sea, smugglers, boy
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of Jim Davis. 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."] "Jim Davis, by John Masefield. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of Jim Davis, by John Masefield. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Jim Davis, by John Masefield."
Filename: jimdavis_##_masefield_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. jimdavis_01_masefield_128kb.mp3)
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