Johnny Tremain Audiobook, by Esther Hoskins Forbes Play Audiobook Sample

Johnny Tremain Audiobook

Johnny Tremain Audiobook, by Esther Hoskins Forbes Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 6.33 hours at 1.5x Speed 4.75 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: August 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781470354862

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

13

Longest Chapter Length:

60:03 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

01:11 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

43:32 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

1

Publisher Description

There was a purpose in what happened to Johnny Tremain, but he couldn't see it at the time. Johnny had been Mr. Lapham's star pupil, a clever, industrious apprentice silversmith, if not always well liked, at least envied by all who knew him around Hancock's Wharf. His skills had even been admired by Paul Revere, the finest silversmith in Boston. But when Johnny seriously burns his hand in a furnace, he finds himself crippled, without an occupation, and with no means of taking care of himself. It seems that fate has literally dealt him a cruel hand. Soon, trouble reaches Johnny's life in a new way. Swept along in the tide of events leading to the Boston Tea Party and the first skirmishes of Lexington and Concord, Johnny finds a job as message-carrier for the Sons of Liberty. As young and old men alike make sacrifices for a new country, Johnny prepares to take his own stand in the cause for freedom.

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"A classic story set during the American Revolution. I've read or listened to this story with all of my children. Johnny is slowly transformed from a gifted but arrogant boy into a thoughtful, humble, and self-possessed patriot. Beautiful language and sentence structure. Lots of great history! Ages 12 and up. "

— Jennifer (5 out of 5 stars)

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About George Guidall

George Guidall, winner of more than eighty AudioFile Earphones Awards, has won three of the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for lifetime achievement/ During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,700 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. His forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.