AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

STRIDE TOWARD FREEDOM The Montgomery Story

by | Read by JD Jackson

History • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

JD Jackson narrates the story of the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955, the seminal event in Dr. King’s nonviolent movement aimed at desegregating the American South. The book details the events leading up to the boycott, revealing, among other things, that Rosa Parks was not the first African-American to refuse to sit at the back of the bus. Out of print until 2010, this book is rightly getting its long overdue first audio treatment. Jackson does the book full justice, narrating with assurance, style, and confidence. His silky smooth baritone accentuates the text, and his cadence reminds us of Dr. King at the height of his powers. Jackson reads deliberately, and although he’s narrating King’s words, he makes sure that he maintains his voice and his interpretation of the book. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2016]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2015

CD ISBN 9781494516345 $29.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781494566340 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $20.99

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×