Amos Fortune by Elizabeth Yates audiobook

Amos Fortune: Free Man

By Elizabeth Yates
Read by Ray Childs

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9780976193272

  • ISBN: 9780792787464

Runtime: 3.93 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

The Newbery Award winner, based on a true story! 

Captured by slave traders when only fifteen, At-mun never forgot his roots as a prince. Nor did he ever lose his princely dignity and the courage to hold his head high. Sold at auction in America and haunted by the memory of his young sister left behind in Africa, At-mun, now Amos, began his long march to freedom. He dreamed of being free and of buying the freedom of his closest friends. By the time he was sixty years old, Amos Fortune began to see those dreams come true. "It does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live," he often said, and he left a legacy of freedom for himself and others that has immortalized his touching story for us all.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The moving story of a life dedicated to the fight for freedom.” Booklist
“Ray Childs' deep, melodious voice breathes life into a man who maintained his princely dignity through the indignities of slavery.”  AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Elizabeth Yates

Author Bio: Elizabeth Yates Elizabeth Yates (1905-2001), prolific American author, won the 1951 Newbery Medal for her novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. She also received a Newbery Honor in 1944 for Mountain Born.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Library CD, Playaway
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 3.93
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English