Sounder (Perennial Classics) (Paperback)

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"Sounder is a remarkable story, compassionate, powerfully moving, showing the qualities of dignity and endurance at their highest, in both man and beast. A memorable dog story, it is also the chronicle of a man, a woman, and a boy, equally hard to forget. . . . Sounder will be read for a long time to come." —Wall Street Journal

A timeless classic, winner of the John Newberry Medal, and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder is a novel that tells of the courage and love that binds a Black family together despite the extreme prejudice and inhumanity it faces in the Deep South.

About the Author


William H. Armstrong grew up in Lexington, Virginia. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and did graduate work at the University of Virginia. He taught ancient history and study techniques at the Kent School for fifty-two years. Author of more than a dozen books for adults and children, he won the John Newbery Medal for Sounder in 1970 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986.

Praise For…


"Adults and mature young readers alike will find in the boy's bittersweet memories a parable for our time." — Christian Science Monitor

"Sounder is a remarkable story, compassionate, powerfully moving, showing the qualities of dignity and endurance at their highest, in both man and beast. A memorable dog story, it is also the chronicle of a man, a woman, and a boy, equally hard to forget. . . . Sounder will be read for a long time to come." — Wall Street Journal

"The author writes in details that glow alive." — New York Book Review

"The writing is simple, timeless, and extraordinarily moving. An oustanding book." — Commonweal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060935481
ISBN-10: 0060935480
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: May 15th, 2001
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Perennial Classics