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Offline Book Club Meeting in Bowie, MD
Just a reminder!
The AfriGeneas Genealogy Offline Book Club meeting:
We will be discussing "Every Tongue Must Confess", by Zora Neal Hurston, her book written from Slave Narratives. We will also provide general genealogy support.
In April we will discuss:
Miss Cozy Brown, proprietor of a bookstore that specializes in rare and hard-to-find African American titles, goes to sleep one night knowing
Despite its unsparing accounts of cruelty and abuse, hope shimmers from its pages, and the book can only be described as a love story with
They both need a special book, something life-transforming, and their hands fall at the same time on Children of Grace. Miss Cozy glances up
This was her purpose, her calling: to help others unfold the chapters of their lives by reading between someone else's lines."
Some of what happens to Fina and Ross when Miss Cozy takes them under her wing will not surprise readers. But as they leaf through Children
In her fictional debut, Bertice Berry has written a modern-day fairy tale and a hymn of praise to literature's redemptive power. --Regina Marler
I truly enjoyed this one.
Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
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Peace, blessings, favor and grace, Alta
"I have learned that no one can experience true love, or a joyful presence, or create an optimal future until one makes peace with one's past. Genealogy heals the soul!"
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