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Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1864-1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty. George's scientific creativity knew no limits. His ingenious experimentation with peanuts and other plants helped rescue the failing Southern economy. Still remembered for his far-reaching and diverse achievements, Dr. Carver generously shared his talent simply for the reward of helping others.

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  • 09-08-2018

An amazing story

I’d never heard of George Washington Carver but what an amazing man he was! I couldn’t stop listening to this one

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  • DIY manAmazon Customer
  • 20-04-2016

inspiring book

this is a well written book. the story told his whole life from start to finish. it never got bogged down bit l but moved at a good pace. I recommend this book to anyone.

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  • Martin R.S. Wright
  • 31-12-2017

Art in audio

A great informative piece of work I really appreciate it it was riveting I could not turn it off thank you

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  • Steven Ray Hill
  • 19-03-2020

We need more selfless people!

Those who become rich but haven't really helped the masses have totally wasted their lives.

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  • Blessed
  • 14-09-2016

Awesome read!

The book was easy to listen to upbeat and will keep you captivated. Great book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-12-2020

Thought provoking, insightful, brilliant!

This amazing true story will inspire, energize and share timeliness wisdom to the one who will commit deep thought to its content. The narration was outstanding, and took you to the place (I’m sure) the original author had hoped for. Well researched and presented, it made for very interesting reading (listening). I absolutely loved this book!

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  • John Stein
  • 31-10-2020

Educational & Inspiring

Great educational book that spans many historical events. Inspiring too! Mistreated by many, George gazes in the most important.

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  • Greg Mann
  • 27-10-2020

Amazing American

I wish I had the hunger for the stories of the people who molded the life that we live now when I was in school.

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  • 11-10-2020

Great Read

This book is an excellent summary of the life of George Washington Carver for all ages.

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  • George Casey, Ph.D., ACC
  • 14-07-2020

Fair Content, Mediocre Delivery

The narration improved as the story progressed, the content seemed to be written for a middle school student!

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  • 16-04-2020

A very influential person.

This book helps the reader become familiar with the depth of George Washington Carver‘s character. There is very little emphasis on his Christian walk. However, his actions and attitude toward others convey a level of humility and selflessness that speaks volumes.

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