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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,245 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eric Metaxas Narrator: Johnny Heller Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography—released simultaneously with the feature–length film of the same name—chronicles Wilberforce’s extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament.

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  • “The little-known story of the lifelong struggle of a member of Parliament to abolish slavery in the British Empire.”

    USA Today

  • “A fine and important book.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by ljpratt | 10/26/2015

    " This book, full of righteous pomp and circumstance, is inspiring beyond description. Highly recommended for reading at any point in life, but definitely when one is weary of every day life and finds one's behaviors and habits stagnant. Get up and do something after you read this. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jpavalock | 2/15/2014

    " It always amazes me that these young folks were so young in college! Wilberforce was just 17 when he entered Cambridge and William Penn was 14! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tom | 2/1/2014

    " A good introduction to the life of Wilberforce and his efforts to abolish the slave trade in Britain. Written is an engaging style. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nate | 1/26/2014

    " Truly absorbing, inspiring, witty ... and even better than the movie. "

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