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A Long Way from Home
by Connie Briscoe


Overview - A moving tour de force'a multigenerational storyof slavery, separation, freedom, and the indestructible bonds of love and family'from Connie Briscoe,New York Times bestselling author of Sisters and Loversand Big Girls Don't Cry.

Spanning more than sixty years, A Long Way from Home is thestory of Susie; her daughter, Clara; and her granddaughter, Susan'house slaves born and reared at Montpelier, the Virginia plantation of President James Madison.  Read more...


 
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Overview
A moving tour de force'a multigenerational storyof slavery, separation, freedom, and the indestructible bonds of love and family'from Connie Briscoe,New York Times bestselling author of Sisters and Loversand Big Girls Don't Cry.

Spanning more than sixty years, A Long Way from Home is thestory of Susie; her daughter, Clara; and her granddaughter, Susan'house slaves born and reared at Montpelier, the Virginia plantation of President James Madison. Proud and intelligent, these women are united by love, fierce devotion, and a desire for freedom that grows stronger year by year.

A Long Way from Home vividly re-creates Southern life andthe ambivalent, shifting relationships on both sides of the color divide, from the cruelty and insidious benevolence of white owners to the deep yearnings and complex emotions of the slaves themselves. It is an unforgettable story that pays homage to the African-American experience and to the ancestors whose lives and histories are indelibly entwined with our own. A sweeping,

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061030215
  • ISBN-10: 006103021X
  • Publisher: Avon Books
  • Publish Date: October 2000
  • Page Count: 416


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