Publish date: May 1st 2010
Publisher: Akashic Books
Pages no: 235
Edition language: English
Set me down in a reading nook with a Bernice L. McFadden book and I'm a happy camper. Ms. McFadden is a master at weaving history with her fictional characters/settings seamlessly, and most importantly accurately. There's obvious research and care put into grounding the tale in reality for the perio...
Reviewed for CROSSROADS WRITER'S CONFERENCE: http://www.crossroadswriters.org/home/2013/09/25/glorious-is-like-nothing-else-ive-ever-read/
As I've mentioned in a few of the comments while reading this book, I didn't like it much. I had a hard time following the story, chapter to chapter. The setting and timing jumped back and forth, the action and meaning of said action wasn't clear. I've come to the end and I still have no clue wtf th...
Easter Bartlett learns early in life that because of her skin color, she will be denied basic human freedoms and considerations. She watches the inhumane justice and the unfair treatment of both her family and others of her race, with helplessness and mortification. As it cripples and destroys her f...
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