Tuesday, May 15, 2007
DAY OF TEARS by Julius Lester, read by Various Readers
Transported to the largest slave auction in U.S. history, listeners feel the anguish of riven families, the greed of buyers and sellers. Written like a play, Dion Graham takes the lead narration with others telling their role in the 1859 auction in the voices of adults and children, onlookers, slaves and the auctioneer.
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