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  • ISBN: 9780449014059 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 0449014053 (electronic audio bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 audio file (8 hr., 23 min., 52 sec.) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2012.

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Participant or Performer Note:
Read by J. B. Adkins.
Summary, etc.:
Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman--until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while his father is serving in the U.S. Army. But it's 1945, and the war is nearly over, and Aunt Odella decides it's time for Levi to do some leaving of his own...
Target Audience Note:
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 120675 KB; MP3 file size: 236456 KB).
Source of Description Note:
Description based on hard copy version record.
Subject: Segregation > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
United States > History > World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Segregation > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.

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