The witnesses : The Resurrection of Nat Turner Series, Book 1. / Sharon Ewell Foster.
- ISBN: 9781608148929 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Carol Stream : Eloquence Unique Code, 2011.
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Narrator: John McLain.
The truth has been buried more than one hundred years . . . Leading a small army of slaves, Nat Turner was a man born with a mission: to set the captives free. When words failed, he ignited an uprising that left over fifty whites dead. In the predawn hours of August 22, 1831, Nat Turner stormed into history with a Bible in one hand, brandishing a sword in the other. His rebellion shined a national spotlight on slavery and the state of Virginia and divided a nation's trust. Turner himself became a lightning rod for abolitionists like Harriet Beecher Stowe and a terror and secret shame for slave owners. In The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 1: The Witnesses, Nat Turner's story is revealed through the eyes and minds of slaves and masters, friends and foes. In their words is the truth of the mystery and conspiracy of Nat Turner's life, death, and confession. The Resurrection of Nat Turner spans more than sixty years, sweeping from the majestic...
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