Amos Fortune, Free Man

  • by Elizabeth Yates
  • Narrated by Roslyn Ruff
  • 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Amos Fortune was born the son of an African king. In 1725, when he was 15 years old, he was captured by slave traders, brought to America and sold at auction. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. At 60, he began to see those dreams come true.


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Beautifully narrated.... Touching and thought provoking story for adults as well as children. American History teachers should incorporate this into their curriculum.
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Excellent book

My son and I listened to this book together. It is a rich story filled with integrity, honor, and perseverance. I am so thankful for rich books like this that encourage strong character traits. Excellent book!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-04-2008
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA and Audible