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The Water Dancer
- By: Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Narrated by: Joe Morton
- Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
Brought to you by Penguin. Every slave plantation is a house of spies and intrigue. No slave walks a straight line or has a single story - deep within their hearts is betrayal and insurrection. But against whom? Hiram Walker is a man with a gift and a curse. He was born between worlds: his father a white plantation master, his mother a black slave. And, unbeknown even to himself, he was born with a special power. When he is sold to a new mistress as punishment for attempting escape, Hiram discovers her home is a secret hub of the underground railroad: a training ground for its agents.
- By Ade Adeniji on 05-11-19
Joe Morton Exceptional Narration
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the narration. Joe Morton was excellent and I could feel myself transported into the story. It raised many questions for me as a black female. It also helped to paint a picture of slavery in the USA and the struggles that still exists. a powerful tale but also an uplifting one that offered salvation for some.