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The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony

A Novel
Narrated by: John McLain
Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
Categories: Fiction, African-American
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Sparked by an indigo sun, Nat Turner stormed into history with a sword in one hand and a Bible in the other. Thirty years before the advent of the Civil War - in the predawn hours of August 22, 1831, commanding a small army of slaves, Nat Turner led a bloody fight for freedom that shined a national spotlight on slavery and left more than 50 whites dead. In The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony, as Harriet Beecher Stowe seeks to learn the truth of the man his people called Prophet, Nat Turner shares the faith, triumph, tragedy, and hope of his fight for liberty, brotherhood, and self-determination.

For 180 years, the truth of Nat’s story has been tainted. Award-winning author Sharon Ewell Foster reinterprets history to offer a new American story of one man’s struggle for freedom and the redemption of his people. Based on actual trial records, interviews with descendants, official documents, and five years of research, The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony is a story of the quest for truth and the true meaning of liberty.

©2012 Sharon E Foster (P)2012 Oasis

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What made the experience of listening to The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony the most enjoyable?

It was so refreshing, you could tell the author took time on this book.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The narrating was great.

What about John McLain’s performance did you like?

It was believable.

Who was the most memorable character of The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony and why?

Nat Turner, because of his strength.