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THE ROAD TO DAWN Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Ryan Vincent Anderson

History • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

The novel UNCLE TOM'S CABIN is widely credited with galvanizing Northern opposition to slavery in the run-up to the Civil War. Critics dismissed it as overly dramatic and exaggerated. Now author Jared Brock tells the even more captivating story of Josiah Henson, the former slave who inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe to write her novel. Ryan Vincent Anderson offers a solid narration of this compelling work. His voice exactly suits the material. He handles quotes and dialects with facility, and he varies his pace slightly at times to fit the mood of the account. More importantly, he doesn't offer false emotion or get in the way of the story. He lets the real-life drama carry the listener as only a good narrator working with quality material can do. R.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2018]

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2018

DD ISBN 9781549113246 $25.98

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