Continues the adventures of Sarny, the slave girl Nightjohn taught to read, through the aftermath of the Civil War during which time she taught other Blacks and lived a full life until age ninety-four.
"The atmospheric novel set during the Tudor era of a young woman's struggle to define herself in a world of uncertainty, intrigue, and danger in a period of great upheaval In 1535, England is hardly a wellspring of gender equality; it is a...
"Truly enjoyable read, learned not words, had old sayings explained. This was more the type of read I prefer, fictional fact based for the era & location, minimal romance & no bodice rippers I so dislike. How women ever survived the bru..."
"Hundreds of accounts about this event in history - I was surprised at this one. Not being a great followers of JFK, but respect many of his efforts & his WWII service, this account by one closer than most was believable. Having been wor..."