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Author: Theodore Taylor Narrator: Jeff Woodman Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2016 ISBN: 9781470357269
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In the novel The Cay, a young white boy and an old black man are stranded on a small sandy cay in the Caribbean Sea following a shipwreck. Eleven-year-old Phillip was blinded by flying debris when a torpedo struck the SS Hato, and old Timothy has taught him how to survive. This prequel-sequel tells the rest of their tale in alternating chapters--the compelling story of two very different people who share the courage and tenacity to turn their dreams into reality. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindy | 2/17/2014

    " Prequel/sequel to The Cay. More information about Timothy's life and what happens to Phillip after the shipwreck. Loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lars | 2/3/2014

    " Loved this, especially the synoptic and episodic overview of Timothy's life. It made "The Cay" so much richer, and made me wish that teachers would assign the books together. My highest recommendation. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary | 2/2/2014

    " Once we read The Cay, many wanted to read this one as well. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeannie | 2/1/2014

    " it was hard to understand. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nancy | 1/30/2014

    " very good book it is short but powerfull "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 melody | 1/23/2014

    " Must read after the first one The Cay. Fills in the early life of Timothy and parellels with the young boys continuing story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Morgan | 1/14/2014

    " it was okay...not near as good as the cay. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marisa | 1/13/2014

    " I liked this book, but it is a little sad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jonene | 12/30/2013

    " This is the sequel to the Cay and provides more details from the first book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becky | 12/29/2013

    " This was a great follow up of the first book. I loved how the stories of the two main characters were continued and Timothy's childhood was filled in. Phillipe has to have surgery on his eyes and that is always hard. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lisa | 12/26/2013

    " This is the second book, after "The Cay", when Timothy comes back. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shyann | 12/25/2013

    " he has been 2 the docter so now he can see again "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 12/21/2013

    " Taylor did a great job of writing this prequel/sequel after such a long period of time between the first book. Both story lines were interesting. It made me want to travel more throughout the Caribbean and also to appreciate my sight and that I have never had to have a major operation. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bridget | 12/10/2013

    " Wow. I can't believe after all these years I finally read the sequel/prequel to The Cay! What a beautiful book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rachel | 11/4/2013

    " i read this book in 5th grade and i don't remember much about it. From what i do remember, this is a pretty good book. (: "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diana | 10/12/2013

    " A great book- you have to read "The Cay" first. This book is a prequel and a sequel to "The Cay". "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Katy | 10/12/2013

    " A great prequel/sequel to the award winning novel The Cay. It tells you what happens to Phillip after he is resqued and what Timothy goes through before he boards The Hato. Foreveryone who read The Cay the is a must have! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 8/27/2013

    " Pretty Good... only because my social studies teacher read it to us and even did Timothy's accent and it was good because she's from New York! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Clare | 8/16/2013

    " This is a wonderful book about the misconceptions that are formed by prejudice and how shared hardships and a burgeoning friendship helps to push those preconceived ideas aside. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kris | 7/20/2013

    " I believe I liked this one better than The Cay. Although I think it works best to read them both. It was wonderful to find out about Timothy's childhood and the parallel story with Phillip's recovery. Perfect. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mer387675 | 7/12/2013

    " Pretty good, not my type of book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Audrey | 5/31/2013

    " this book is not as good as the cay but if you loved thae cay than you should read this "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jimmy | 5/19/2013

    " I'm a sucker for stranded island genre stuff. Or I was anyway. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Julie | 5/14/2013

    " The Cay was magical, and Timothy of the Cay just didn't measure up. The flashing from character to character didn't work for me, because I didn't see any parallels or symbolism from one storyline to the other. It ended up disjointed and unsatisfying. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rammeet | 5/10/2013

    " I learned it is hard to survive in a island if u are alone ,but a stranger who u dont even know. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patrick | 4/16/2013

    " also a really great book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 April | 3/29/2013

    " I read this in high school , found it at a yard sale for 10cents, I bought it and was yet overjoyed to read this book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Allie | 3/17/2013

    " this book was ok but a little sad "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denise | 3/13/2013

    " If you like The Cay, you'll like Timothy's story in this novel. A kind of prequel to The Cay. "

About the Author

Theodore Taylor (1921-2006) was born in North Carolina and authored more than fifty books for children and adults. His novel The Weirdo won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery in 1992. He is best known for The Cay, which is considered a classic of young adult literature and is required reading in many schools across the US and internationally. The Cay won eleven literary awards, including the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was made into a television movie starring James Earl Jones in 1974.

About the Narrator

Jeff Woodman is an actor and narrator. He is a winner of the prestigious Audie Award and a six-time finalist. He has received twenty Earphones Awards and was named the 2008 Best Voice in Fiction & Classics, as well as one of the Fifty Greatest Voices of the Century by AudioFile magazine. As an actor, he originated the title role in Tennessee Williams’ The Notebook of Trigorin and won the S. F. Critics’ Circle Award for his performance in An Ideal Husband. In addition to numerous theater credits on and off Broadway, his television work includes Sex and the City, Law & Order, and Cosby.