[Reading] ➷ Blood Kin, A Savannah Story By Robert T.S. Mickles Sr. – Moi-sosedi.info

Blood Kin, A Savannah Story The Brutal Inhumanities And Deadly Cruelties That Often Characterized Slavery In The United States Are Well Known Blood Kin Tells A Different Side Of The Story, One In Which Two Boys, One Black And The Other White, Dare To Challenge The Racial Barriers Of Their Time By Reaching Out To One Another In Friendship Only To Later Discover That They Actually Share The Same Blood Told With A Fascinating Blend Of History, Folklore, And First Rate Storytelling, Blood Kin Takes Readers Into The World Of Woodloe Plantation Outside Savannah, Georgia There, The Residents Hope To Avoid The Growing Threat Of Violence In The United States But Find Themselves Torn Apart Not Only By The Civil War But By Long Held Family Secrets And Resentments Finally Revealed Blood Kin Is That Rare Kind Of Literary Event That Opens Readers Hearts With Joy And Lifts Their Spirits With The Power Of Inspiration


About the Author: Robert T.S. Mickles Sr.

I m a native of Savannah, Georgia I grew up in the city s historic Sandfly District but also spent some years growing up in Washington, D.C.My novel Blood Kin, A Savannah Story is the first in a series of four books based on stories my grandmother shared with me She was a daughter of slaves and lived to be 100 years It tells the story of two best friends who discover they are actually brothers and who endure quite a bit during the Civil War as they struggle to hold their family together I m currently in the process of working to publish the second book in the series, this one titled ISAIAH S TEARS In addition to being a writer, I also operate a taxi service in Savannah, which means I get to see muchof the city than most people and also enjoy meeting folks from all over the world If you re thinking about visiting, please look me up.Robert



10 thoughts on “Blood Kin, A Savannah Story

  1. says:

    FASCINATING BLEND OF FOLKLORE AND HISTORYThe brutal inhumanities and deadly cruelties that often characterized slavery in the United States are well known Blood Kin tells a different side of the story, one in which two boys, one black and the other white, dare to challenge the racial barriers of their time by reaching out to one another in friendship only to later discover that they actually share the same blood Told with a fascinating blend o


  2. says:

    My father passed away in Fairbanks, AK in April 2009 He and I shared a love of reading, especially nonfiction, but we enjoyed a good story in the fiction genre, as well I don t know the story behind his acquisition of Blood Kin, but it was probably the last book he acquired It is inscribed to John with much love and I believe it is dated February 2009 The inscription implied some sort of friendship with the author, and since my father was paraplegic,


  3. says:

    What can I say, my Grandmother Beulah Tremble blessed me with many powerful stories about the South of old and I am now turning those stories into novels So when this one hit the best seller list, I felt like she was on it with me Robert T.S Mickles Sr.


  4. says:

    An outstanding read I was riveted to the pages The imagery captivates you from beginning to end Be careful of the snake..


  5. says:

    This book should be required reading.


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