The Land : Logan Family

  • by Mildred D. Taylor
  • Narrated by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
  • Series: Logan Family
  • 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ever since running away at the age of fourteen, Paul-Edward, the son of a white landowner and a black slave, has had one dream: to own land every bit as good as his daddy's. While growing up, Paul-Edward loved, and feared, his father, but he loved the land unconditionally. Then, after a rash act of youthful rebellion, he leaves his family behind and vows to succeed on his own. However, for anyone black coming of age in 1880s Mississippi, this is no simple goal. From horse racing to lumber camps to outwitting double-crossing businessmen, Paul-Edward will do what it takes to make his dream come true, along the way discovering his own strength, learning the value of friendship and even falling in love.

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What the Critics Say

"Readers...will grab this and be astonished by its powerful story." (Booklist)
"It's a powerful, evergreen story that furthers our understanding of American history." (AudioFile)

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Customer Reviews

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Great

Great as always with Mildred. its great to here about the struggle to get land. The land that we have herd so much about in the other books
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- Mr

Beautifully Written and Narrated Story!

I genuinely loved this story and was so sad when the book ended, as I wanted more. The tale covers happiness, sadness, love, hate and triumph over adversity. Well worth a listen!
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- Caroline

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-10-2003
  • Publisher: Listening Library