Uncle Tom's Cabin (Blackstone Audio Classic Collection)
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- Format:Audiobook, Unabridged
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:MP3 CD
- Number Of Items:2
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- Publication Date:January 1, 2010
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Uncle Tom is a high-minded, devoutly Christian black slave to a kind family, the Shelbys. Beset by financial difficulties, the Shelbys sell Tom to a slave trader. Young George Shelby promises to someday redeem him. The story relates Uncle Tom s trials, suffering, and religious fortitude. Uncle Tom s Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, a man of humanity, as the first black hero in American fiction. It became an overnight sensation and was hailed by Tolstoy as one of the greatest productions of the human mind. It remains a shocking, controversial, and powerful work, exposing the attitudes of white nineteenth-century society toward slavery and documenting in heart-rending detail the tragic breakup of black families.
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