Abraham's Well

Abraham's Well

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Abraham's Well by Sharon Ewell Foster

The time is 1838. . . Inspired by true events, authentic slave narratives, and other historical accounts, "Abraham's Well" is the profoundly moving story of the Black Cherokee--African Americans, both slave and free--who, along with Native people, walked the Trail of Tears. It is the story of their forced migration from the Southeast to Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma). And of a feisty girl's courage and faith on her journey to womanhood and freedom. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, "Abraham's Well", winner of the 2006 Romantic Times Award for Best Inspirational, is as relevant today as when it was first published and features Native American, African American and White characters. This special edition of "Abraham's Well" which features a foreword by John McCullough, CWS President and CEO, will benefit hungry and displaced people around the world through Church World Services' CROP Hunger Walk Program.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692787274
Publisher: 3Sisters (Three Sisters) Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2016
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 652,418
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Sharon Ewell Foster is a regular Daily Guideposts contributor and a true crossover artist. Her books-previously published by Simon and Schuster, Random House, and others-have earned her a loyal following that crosses market, gender, and racial boundaries. Winner of the Civil War Institute's 2012 Michael Shaara Prize for her two-part novel, "The Resurrection of Nat Turner", she is the only African American Christy Award winner for her novel, "Passing by Samaria".

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