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Sounder (Perennial Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

A timeless classic, winner of the John Newberry Medal, and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder is a novel that tells of the courage and love that bind a black family together despite the extreme prejudice and inhumanity it faces in the Deep South.

Synopsis:

Sounder cannot save his master--a father driven to steal for his hungry family--from the sheriff's posse, or from the cruel fate that awaits both of them. The man's young son must watch the story unfold helplessly and is forced to bear his sorrow like a man.

About the Author

William H. Armstrong grew up in Lexington, Virginia. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and did graduate work at the University of Virginia. He taught ancient history and study techniques at the Kent School for fifty-two years. Author of more than a dozen books for adults and children, he won the John Newbery Medal for Sounder in 1970 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060935481
Author:
Armstrong, William H.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Armstrong, William Howard
Author:
Armstrong, William H.
Author:
by William H Armstrong
Author:
Taguchi, Masayuki
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.09 in 18.96 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Sounder cannot save his master--a father driven to steal for his hungry family--from the sheriff's posse, or from the cruel fate that awaits both of them. The man's young son must watch the story unfold helplessly and is forced to bear his sorrow like a man.

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