Fifty Years in Chains; or The Life of an American Slave

Charles BALL (1780 - )

This is the story of Charles Ball, an American slave who was born in 1780 and remained a slave for fifty years thereafter. Ball told his story to a lawyer who turned it into this written work. (Summary by Tom Causby)

Genre(s): Memoirs

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter 1 Tom Causby
00:27:23
Play 02 Chapter 2 Tom Causby
00:43:04
Play 03 Chapter 3 Tom Causby
00:41:20
Play 04 Chapter 4 Salma Yasser
00:30:38
Play 05 Chapter 5 Salma Yasser
00:24:26
Play 06 Chapter 6 Maria Kasper
00:20:52
Play 07 Chapter 7 Maria Kasper
00:29:35
Play 08 Chapter 8 fiddlesticks
00:07:55
Play 09 Chapter 9, part 1 James K. White
00:31:51
Play 10 Chapter 9, part 2 James K. White
00:29:41
Play 11 Chapter 10 Guy Lederfein
00:29:55
Play 12 Chapter 11, part 1 James K. White
00:20:35
Play 13 Chapter 11, part 2 James K. White
00:21:35
Play 14 Chapter 12 Mike Pelton
00:31:21
Play 15 Chapter 13 Mike Pelton
00:23:04
Play 16 Chapter 14, part 1 Mike Pelton
00:23:35
Play 17 Chapter 14, part 2 Mike Pelton
00:18:42
Play 18 Chapter 15 Maria Kasper
00:25:50
Play 19 Chapter 16 Maria Kasper
00:32:10
Play 20 Chapter 17 Maria Kasper
00:24:53
Play 21 Chapter 18, part 1 Maria Kasper
00:23:15
Play 22 Chapter 18, part 2 Maria Kasper
00:24:31
Play 23 Chapter 19 Leith Atia
00:24:00
Play 24 Chapter 20, part 1 Maria Kasper
00:19:47
Play 25 Chapter 20, part 2 Maria Kasper
00:17:50