Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ronald Kidd

Narrated By: Ashley Albert

Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)

Date: December 2006

Duration: 5 hours 58 minutes


School is out in the summer of 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee. For Frances Robinson, a fifteen-year-old daydreamer with a crush on her teacher, John T. Scopes, summer vacation promises tennis, and Coca-Colas from her father's drug store. But when Frances's father, the school board chairman, has Scopes arrested for teaching evolution, the sleepiest place on earth becomes a hotbed for famous thinkers, including H. L. Mencken, Clarence Darrow, and William Jennings Bryan. Overnight the world is flocking to Dayton to decide: Are people really descended from monkeys? Does the theory of evolution have a place in biology class? As Frances sees the man she loves crumbling beside her, she begins to question her town, her neighbors, and the father she has always trusted.


Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial

by Ronald Kidd

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Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial, Ronald Kidd