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Sarny

Gary Paulsen

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Description:

As the Civil War rages around the plantation where Sarny lives, she hears of other slaves running away. They are following the sparkling drinking gourd in the northern sky to freedom. She longs to go wherever she wants and to be allowed to read books, just like the freed slaves. But she has a young son and daughter to look after. When the master sells her children to a stranger, Sarny waits for an opportunity to sneak away to search for them. Her chance comes after a Union soldier kills the master. But is it too late for Sarny to find her family? A turbulent time in America’s history bursts colorfully from the pages with award-winning author Gary Paulsen’s masterful storytelling. Sarny is his riveting account of an African-American woman’s life story from the Civil War days until the early 1930s. Narrator Lynne Thigpen’s stunning performance puts you on the scene with Sarny as she builds a new life in the chaotic aftermath of the war.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lynne Thigpen

Length:

4h 15m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

06:52


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:35


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:05


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:37


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:31


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:37


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:26


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

24:00


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

17:48


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:27