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New book about John A. Kenney, M.D

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Beacon on the Hill is the Award-Winning Finalist in Historical Fiction - sponsored by USA Book News.
 Contact: Linda Harper, 866 366-0444

publisher@ harperhousepublishers.com

“Beacon on the Hill is the captivating story of John A. Kenney, M.D., one of our pioneer Negro physicians of the twentieth century. In it we meet the men and women who proved to the world that the Negro was as equally qualified as any other American to the rights of equal citizenship and service.”

- James Pickens, Jr., Actor Dr. Richard Webber on Grey’s Anatomy

IF YOU WANT TO UNDERSTAND CHANGE IN THE 21ST CENTURY…

… then you must understand the 20th century CHANGE that precipitated it.. Beacon on the Hill reveals this untold history. Historical fiction that will challenge many 21st century notions regarding race and dispel others. A son of ex-slaves raises himself up to become a doctor and the personal physician to Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver at Tuskegee Institute. From an impoverished childhood to an unsung African American hero – John A. Kenney was the catalyst for change in his era.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Linda Kenney Miller is a Tuskegee native and the granddaughter of John A. Kenney, M.D. She appreciates the pivotal role that “Negro” medicine played in shaping our American history and she chronicles that logic in her new book. To fully appreciate the climate of America today a resurrection of this past history is mandatory. A must read…


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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