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  • The Color of Lightning

  • By: Paulette Jiles
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

A soaring work of the imagination based on oral histories of the post - Civil War years in North Texas, Paulette Jiles's The Color of Lightning is at once an intimate look into the hearts and hopes of tragically flawed human beings and a courageous reexamination of a dark American history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach.

  • By Marlice Peabody on 02-20-17

Historically fascinating

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-18

The story was really engaging and well researched. I learned a lot about both the history of native Americans in the early settlers. The performance was fantastic. I could tell one character from another which often does not the case when I’m listening to audiobooks.