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Gideon's Call - A Novel

Peter Leavell

Peter Leavell's award-winning debut novel is a touching and inspiring tale of surprising heroism amid the horrors of the Civil War. Tad, a slave boy of exceptional hidden gifts, comes of age just as the Civil War erupts in coastal South Carolina. An unlikely deliverer, the young man's hopes remain buried under a crushing weight of abuse and degradation until an extraordinary event thrusts him and 10,000 fellow slaves into an uncharted wilderness of freedom and danger. Based on true events, Gideon's Call immerses listeners in the slave culture of the antebellum South and propels you on a dramatic journey of hope, discovery, faith, and triumph. It is the story of a remarkable young man who, in the face of unimaginable obstacles, overcomes shame and prejudice to emerge a champion of thousands.

Peter Leavell's award-winning debut novel is a touching and inspiring tale of surprising heroism amid the horrors of the Civil War. Tad, a slave boy of exceptional hidden gifts, comes of age just as the Civil War erupts in coastal South Carolina. An unlikely deliverer, the young man's hopes remain buried under a crushing weight of abuse and degradation until an extraordinary event thrusts him and 10,000 fellow slaves into an uncharted wilderness of freedom and danger. Based on true events, Gideon's Call immerses listeners in the slave culture of the antebellum South and propels you on a dramatic journey of hope, discovery, faith, and triumph. It is the story of a remarkable young man who, in the face of unimaginable obstacles, overcomes shame and prejudice to emerge a champion of thousands.
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Peter Leavell's award-winning debut novel is a touching and inspiring tale of surprising heroism amid the horrors of the Civil War. Tad, a slave boy of exceptional hidden gifts, comes of age just as the Civil War erupts in coastal South Carolina. An unlikely deliverer, the young man's hopes remain buried under a crushing weight of abuse and degradation until an extraordinary event thrusts him and 10,000 fellow slaves into an uncharted wilderness of freedom and danger. Based on true events, Gideon's Call immerses listeners in the slave culture of the antebellum South and propels you on a dramatic journey of hope, discovery, faith, and triumph. It is the story of a remarkable young man who, in the face of unimaginable obstacles, overcomes shame and prejudice to emerge a champion of thousands.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barrie Buckner

Length:

10h 22m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:06


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

14:34


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

10:36


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

22:45


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

06:02


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

14:43


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

05:42


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

22:17


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

05:26


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

21:53


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

11:00


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

08:41


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

15:29


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

13:41


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

13:51


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

20:28


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

16:03


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

08:50


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

15:56


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

09:34


Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 20

10:15


Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 21

16:11


Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 22

20:40


Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 23

09:16


Part 1, Chapter 24
Part 1, Chapter 24

06:54


Part 1, Chapter 25
Part 1, Chapter 25

08:26


Part 1, Chapter 26
Part 1, Chapter 26

16:17


Part 1, Chapter 27
Part 1, Chapter 27

04:32


Part 1, Chapter 28
Part 1, Chapter 28

15:44


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

27:42


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

09:35


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

15:03


Part 2, Chapter 32
Part 2, Chapter 32

15:16


Part 2, Chapter 33
Part 2, Chapter 33

15:29


Part 2, Chapter 34
Part 2, Chapter 34

13:44


Part 2, Chapter 35
Part 2, Chapter 35

16:35


Part 2, Chapter 36
Part 2, Chapter 36

17:54


Part 2, Chapter 37
Part 2, Chapter 37

14:57


Part 2, Chapter 38
Part 2, Chapter 38

24:18


Part 2, Chapter 39
Part 2, Chapter 39

15:36


Part 2, Chapter 40
Part 2, Chapter 40

13:06


Part 2, Chapter 41
Part 2, Chapter 41

03:46


Part 2, Chapter 42
Part 2, Chapter 42

14:43


Part 2, Chapter 43
Part 2, Chapter 43

02:46


Part 2, Chapter 44
Part 2, Chapter 44

13:06


Part 2, Chapter 45
Part 2, Chapter 45

09:24


Part 2, Chapter 46
Part 2, Chapter 46

13:22


Part 2, Chapter 47
Part 2, Chapter 47

00:23