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Day of Tears
- A Novel in Dialogue
- By: Julius Lester
- Narrated by: Sisi Aisha Johnson, Lizan Mitchell, Marc D. Johnson, and others
- Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
As did his father before him, Pierce Butler treats his plantation slaves like family. But massive gambling debts force him to sell 429 “family” members. When the auction begins, torrential rain falls - not stopping until the final slave is sold the next day. The ominous rainfall prompts these words: “This ain’t rain. This is God’s tears.” Based on the largest slave auction in U.S. history, this poignant montage is the fictionalized account of that 1859 Georgia tragedy.
It amazing, it so sad it made me cry like 5 times
- By Amazon Customer on 03-15-17
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