#freebooks: The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

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‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead ‘

From BBC Radio Book at Bedtime Series:

Clarke Peters (The Wire, Treme) reads The Underground Railroad, the new novel by Colson Whitehead. As part of its Book at Bedtime series, the radio station is streaming audio of the novel, which imagines the titular railroad as a literal railway with tunnels and tracks beneath the soil built to carry slaves to freedom. Actor Clarke Peters reads the story, divided into 10 episodes.

Click here to listen as protagonist Cora escapes a Georgia cotton plantation headed north on a journey that takes her through time and space along the way. All 10 episodes are currently online—and will be available for the next 29 days (Feb 20th – March 2017).

Listen to The Underground Railroadhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ff18j

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