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The Ties That Bind: A Memoir of Race, Memory and Redemption

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When novelist Bertice Berry set out to write a history of her family, she initially believed shed uncover a story of slavery and black pain, but the deeper she dug, the more surprises she found. There was heartache, yes, but also something unexpected: hope. Peeling away the layers, Berry came to learn that the history of slavery cannot be quantified in simple, black-and-white terms of “good” and “evil” but is rather a complex tapestry of roles and relations, of choices and individual responsibility.

In this poignant, reflective memoir, Berry skillfully relays the evolution of relations between the races, from slavery to Reconstruction, from the struggles of the Civil Rights movement and the Black Power 1970s, and on to the present day. In doing so, she sheds light on a picture of the past that not only liberates but also unites and evokes the need to forgive and be forgiven.

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In this poignant, reflective memoir, Berry skillfully relays the evolution of relations between the races, from slavery to Reconstruction, from the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power 1970s, and on to the present day.

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About the Author

Bertice Berry, Ph.D., is a highly-sought-after motivational speaker to womens groups, book clubs, and Fortune 500 corporations. She is the author of the novels Redemption Song, The Haunting of Hip Hop, Jim and Louellas Homemade Heart-Fix Remedy, and When Love Calls, You Better Answer. She lives in Richmond Hill, Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767924146
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Subject:
History
Author:
Berry, Bertice
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Family
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.30x5.70x.90 in. .75 lbs.

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » General

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