Steele Secrets

Steele Secrets

by Andi Cumbo-Floyd

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ISBN-13: 9781733771344
Publisher: Andrea Cumbo-Floyd
Publication date: 01/29/2013
Series: Steele Secrets , #2
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Andi Cumbo-Floyd is a writer, editor, and farmer who lives at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband, 4 dogs, 4 cats, 6 goats, 37 chickens and 3 rabbits. You can find out more about her at andilit.com and ourfolkstales.com.

Her other titles include The Slaves Have Names, Writing Day In and Day Out, and God's Whisper Manifesto. Her focus as a researcher and writer is the history of slavery in the United States, and she conducts archival research and genealogical inquiries in the Central Virginia region.

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KatieAndraski More than 1 year ago
Steele Secrets is a wonderful book, grounded in history and the joys of research and learning just where you come from. It's about racial reconciliation, while being a great read. It opens with Mary Steele picking beans in her garden one moment and finds herself in a cemetery the next. She meets Moses who turns out to be a ghost. The next day she finds herself blocking a bulldozer about to mow down the cemetery to make way for school playing fields. The story continues as Mary and her friends research who was buried there along with who was related to whom. They need to figure this out in order to keep the cemetery from being destroyed. This is not only a book about how important it is to preserve history, including that of the most marginalized among us, it is also about how exciting and life changing research into people’s past lives can be. This novel clearly shows how we must fight for racial justice, but goes about it gently, winning over a skeptical reader. I highly recommend it. I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.