I, Dred Scott by Shelia P. Moses audiobook

I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott

By Shelia P. Moses
Read by Peter Jay Fernandez

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1.23 Hours 1
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Shelia P. Moses is a National Book Award Finalist who has brought to life the story of Dred Scott, a man born into slavery in the 1700s. In 1846, Dred Scott and his wife, Harriet, filed a lawsuit for their freedom. After 11 years of debate, the case was settled in the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a decision declaring that Scott and his wife remain slaves. The controversy surrounding this case contributed to the already high tensions in the country in the days before the Civil War.

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Shelia P. Moses is a National Book Award Finalist who has brought to life the story of Dred Scott, a man born into slavery in the 1700s. In 1846, Dred Scott and his wife, Harriet, filed a lawsuit for their freedom. After 11 years of debate, the case was settled in the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a decision declaring that Scott and his wife remain slaves. The controversy surrounding this case contributed to the already high tensions in the country in the days before the Civil War.

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Author Bio: Shelia P. Moses

Author Bio: Shelia P. Moses

Shelia P. Moses is the award-winning author of several books for young readers, including National Book Award Finalist, The Legend of Buddy Bush and I, Dred Scott. She’s also the coauthor of New York Times bestselling Callus on My Soul, comedian and activist, Dick Gregory’s memoir. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 1.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English