The Quest of the Silver Fleece

W. E. B. du BOIS (1868 - 1963)

The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a story of romance, race, economics and politics set around the 1900s. Here, a traditionally educated boy and an unschooled “swamp girl” each begin a journey toward love, ambition and redemption in the “Old South.” (Summary by AJai Hilton)

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage, General Fiction, Romance

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Dreams Richard Kilmer
00:15:07
Play 02 02 - The School AJai Hilton
00:08:19
Play 03 03 - Miss Mary Taylor AJai Hilton
00:11:42
Play 04 04 - Town AJai Hilton
00:18:15
Play 05 05 - Zora AJai Hilton
00:15:42
Play 06 06 - Cotton AJai Hilton
00:20:01
Play 07 07 - The Place of Dreams AJai Hilton
00:22:47
Play 08 08 - Mr. Harry Cresswell AJai Hilton
00:15:37
Play 09 09 - The Planting AJai Hilton
00:18:04
Play 10 10 - Mr. Taylor Calls AJai Hilton
00:27:49
Play 11 11 - The Flowering of the Fleece AJai Hilton
00:16:55
Play 12 12 - The Promise AJai Hilton
00:25:29
Play 13 13 - Mrs. Grey Gives a Dinner AJai Hilton
00:09:48
Play 14 14 - Love AJai Hilton
00:10:50
Play 15 15 - Revelation AJai Hilton
00:22:42
Play 16 16 - The Great Refusal AJai Hilton
00:16:27
Play 17 17 - The Rape of the Fleece AJai Hilton
00:14:50
Play 18 18 - The Cotton Corner AJai Hilton
00:16:57
Play 19 19 - The Dying of Elspeth AJai Hilton
00:21:33
Play 20 20 - The Weaving of the Silver Fleece AJai Hilton
00:16:52
Play 21 21 - The Marriage Morning AJai Hilton
00:15:02
Play 22 22 - Miss Caroline Wynn AJai Hilton
00:20:36
Play 23 23 - The Training of Zora AJai Hilton
00:15:26
Play 24 24 - The Education of Alwyn AJai Hilton
00:21:14
Play 25 25 - The Campaign AJai Hilton
00:25:32
Play 26 26 - Congressman Cresswell Richard Kilmer
00:20:47
Play 27 27 - The Vision of Zora Richard Kilmer
00:19:33
Play 28 28 - The Annunciation Richard Kilmer
00:16:51
Play 29 29 - A Master of Fate Richard Kilmer
00:24:56
Play 30 30 - The Return of Zora Richard Kilmer
00:20:39
Play 31 31 - A Parting of Ways Richard Kilmer
00:35:37
Play 32 32 - Zora's Way Richard Kilmer
00:15:56
Play 33 33 - The Buying of the Swamp Richard Kilmer
00:25:53
Play 34 34 - The Return of Alwyn Richard Kilmer
00:26:00
Play 35 35 - The Cotton Mill Richard Kilmer
00:23:42
Play 36 36 - The Land Richard Kilmer
00:28:32
Play 37 37 - The Mob Richard Kilmer
00:16:00
Play 38 38 - Atonement Richard Kilmer
00:17:16