Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Narrated by Liza Ross
  • 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This intensely dramatic and moving novel has remained a best-selling classic since it was first published in 1852. The slaves Eliza and George make a desperate bid to escape to Canada, while Uncle Tom is sold to two successive and very different owners. Abraham Lincoln himself acknowledged the role played by this seminal text in the Civil War, the aim of which was (in part) to emancipate the slaves of the southern states.


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Stowe's contribution to History

Josiah Henson was the man who's slave live forms the basis of this book. This book influenced many people to take a stand against "the peculiar institution" and served to give humanity to the slave himself. Anyone interested in reading a book that changed the face of this country should read Uncle Tom's Cabin. Prior to that however a quick google search of the author will give the reader perspective! Because it is a period piece it can be difficult to cherish, or even finish, without understanding the background of the writer and why she wrote it.
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- ddsharper

Everyone should read/listen to this one

A true classic--a must read for any American. Makes the slavery issues of the precivil war era personal and tangible Great narration.
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- Susan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2000
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks