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The Colonel's Dream

Charles Chesnutt

The biracial Charles W. Chesnutt ranks among the 20th-century' s most important civil rights advocates. Published in 1905, The Colonel' s Dream was extremely progressive and controversial for its time. When former Confederate officer Colonel French returns to his North Carolina hometown after building his fortune in the North, he intends to create better economic conditions for those who have only known hardship. But there is a new social order in the South that stands in his way. Men the colonel once awed now berate him and his idealism-- and are determined to make him fail.

The biracial Charles W. Chesnutt ranks among the 20th-century' s most important civil rights advocates. Published in 1905, The Colonel' s Dream was extremely progressive and controversial for its time. When former Confederate officer Colonel French returns to his North Carolina hometown after building his fortune in the North, he intends to create better economic conditions for those who have only known hardship. But there is a new social order in the South that stands in his way. Men the colonel once awed now berate him and his idealism-- and are determined to make him fail.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The biracial Charles W. Chesnutt ranks among the 20th-century' s most important civil rights advocates. Published in 1905, The Colonel' s Dream was extremely progressive and controversial for its time. When former Confederate officer Colonel French returns to his North Carolina hometown after building his fortune in the North, he intends to create better economic conditions for those who have only known hardship. But there is a new social order in the South that stands in his way. Men the colonel once awed now berate him and his idealism-- and are determined to make him fail.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kevin R. Free

Length:

9h 11m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:45


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:55


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:58


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:06


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:49


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

25:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

21:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:23


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

24:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

19:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:28


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:04


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

15:30


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

17:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:24


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:38


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

13:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:39


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:34


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:14


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

12:57


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:05


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:08