By William Howard Armstrong

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060935481, 96pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2001


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 bind a black family together despite the extreme prejudice and inhumanity it faces in the Deep South.

About the Author
Armstrong grew up in Lexington, VA. He was a graduate from Hampden-Sydney College and did graduate work at the University of Virginia. He teaches history at the Kent School in Kent, CT.