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Caleb
By Charles Alverson and Eric G. Dove (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Publication date November 4, 2014
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Mp3 una
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781491578766
ISBN-10 1491578769
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
Other format details audio
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“You don’t want to buy me. I’ll kill the man who buys me.”

Despite that outrageous threat, plantation owner Boyd Jardine buys Caleb and puts him to work in the fields. But soon Jardine discovers that his new slave is both better educated and more widely traveled than himself. When Jardine’s pregnant wife dies and Caleb saves the unborn child, Jardine grows increasingly dependent on him not only as a servant but also as a companion―and so their relationship as master and slave begins to change.

As the Civil War looms and Caleb’s thirst for freedom grows, Jardine reluctantly agrees to let the slave buy his freedom. Caleb has no money, but Jardine comes up with a scheme: Caleb can earn the price of freedom by fighting―and winning―boxing matches. But―in an ever more turbulent political climate―even if Caleb makes enough to purchase his freedom, what then? Freedom papers don’t mean much in a state of war.

Set against a conflict that threatens to split a nation, Caleb’s story is both tragic and triumphant.



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Paperback
Book cover for 9781477826232
 
from Lake Union Pr (November 4, 2014)
9781477826232 | details & prices | 314 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $14.95
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CD/Spoken Word
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With Eric G. Dove (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (November 4, 2014)
9781491578766 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $9.99
About: “You don’t want to buy me.

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