Dessa Rose

  • by Sherley Anne Williams
  • Narrated by Ruby Dee
  • 3 hrs and 1 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the story of an extraordinary friendship between two remarkable women, both caught in the shadow of slavery in the 19th-century South. One is an escaped black slave under sentence of death; the other is white, yet committed to end the horrors her neighbors accept as a matter of course. Ruby Dee's passionate and sensitive readings gives a poignant sense of reality to this magnificent novel of courage, daring and love.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-17-2009
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books