The Age of Blessing

The Age of Blessing

by Vickie Morrow


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The golden years are tarnished for Corinthia Pearl Jacobs, a proud Daughter of the Confederacy, and Ada Passmore, a Civil Rights activist from the North. Both Cori and Ada have strong constitutions shaped by their respective past experiences and environments. When circumstances force them to share a home, they are soon forced to confront the prevalent racial, social, economic, political, and religious challenges posed by society.

Defying ageism, challenging contemporary parental methods, and confronting social injustice, these women probe the deep roots of the problems they face and examine how differing perspectives have the power to form solutions. Their electrifying pasts collide with their shared present when their relationship faces its greatest challenge—the 2008 election.

Will things ever be the same?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684016310
Publisher: Mascot Books
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 603,090
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vickie Blackwell Morrow, freelance writer, poet, and editor, was born the fifth of eight children to a truck driver and homemaker in a small town in North Carolina during the peak of the Civil Rights movement.

She is the author of short stories, A Lick and a Promise, Mud pies...A Sock Monkey...and Brotherly Love, Granny’s Braids of Hope, and the award-winning He Keeps on Truckin’, which details her father’s struggles as a long-haul truck driver during segregation. She also wrote, produced, and choreographed a musical entitled, e Storm is Passing Over.

Vickie is the wife of a retired Air Force Chaplain, the mother of two adult children, an adjunct instructor, and continues to be an active member in her church and community.

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