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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Stephen Crane
Narrated by: Paul Beauheart
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During the American Civil War, a young Union Army private named Henry Fleming envisions that his first battle will be like a great Homerian epic. Swollen with pride and the admiration of his entire hometown, he embarks on his great military adventure with confidence. However, when the bullets first start flying and the artillery shells first start exploding, he immediately flees the battle in total cowardice.

Will Henry be able to redeem himself on the field of battle the next day, or will he live in total disgrace and shame the rest of his days? Find out in Stephen Crane’s definitive novel on the Civil War from a young soldier’s perspective, The Red Badge of Courage.

This annotated edition of The Red Badge of Courage includes:

  • Vocabulary builder for tricky words (great for children and folks improving their English skills)
  • Chapter-by-chapter summaries (excellent for students to help with their studies)
  • List of characters (broken down by chapter)
  • List of places (broken down by chapter)

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Public Domain (P)2023 Paul Beauheart

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