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Author DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954-

Title Gather at the table : the healing journey of a daughter of slavery and a son of the slave trade / Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Leslie Morgan ; foreword by Joy Angela DeGruy.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  306.362 DEWOLF    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  306.362 DEW    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  306.362 D518    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  306.362 D51    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  306.362 DEWOLF    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  306.362 DE    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-212).
Contents Foreword / by Joy Angela DeGruy -- Introduction -- Crossing the rubicon -- The recalcitrant bat -- Castaways from security island -- Friends on purpose -- Lizard brain -- Shades of gray -- Many rivers to cross -- The past is present -- Colored water -- Cycles of violence -- Forks of the road -- Grave matters -- The crossroads of liberty and commerce -- Truth be told -- The devil's half acre -- Truth, mercy, justice, and peace -- Ripples on a pond -- Notes on methodology -- Acknowledgments -- Notes.
Summary Chronicles the joint travels of a woman descended from slaves and a man descended from slave-traders as they make their way through twenty-seven states and overseas, reflecting on how slavery has influenced their lives.
Subject Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Morgan, Sharon Leslie, 1951-
ISBN 9780807014417 alkaline paper $25.95
0807014419 alkaline paper
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