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  • Author:
    Linda Beatrice Brown
  • ISBN:
    0345402316
  • ISBN13:
    978-0345402318
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  • Publisher:
    One World/Ballantine (July 23, 1996)
  • Pages:
    292 pages
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    United States
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Linda Beatrice Brown is an African-American author and educator. Brown has published many books, including Belles of Liberty, Black Angels, Crossing Over Jordan and The Long Walk.

Linda Beatrice Brown is an African-American author and educator. She was born in Akron, Ohio, and went to college in North Carolina at Bennett College. While in North Carolina, she won several awards for her writing in both fiction and nonfiction. The genres and styles of writing in which she wrote include fiction, nonfiction, playwriting and poetry

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Linda Beatrice Brown. A DEEPLY AFFECTING NOVEL about the hidden legacy of slavery-from the waning of the Civil War to the early twenty-first century. Reminiscent of the early work of Alice Walker and Gloria Naylor, Crossing Over Jordan deftly explores the themes of the mother-daughter relationship, the emotional scars left by history, the struggle to be authentic in the throes of great personal pain, and the transforming power of love. Written with passion, force, and compelling clarity, Crossing Over Jordan is a priceless novel that immerses us-even baptizes us-in the deep waters of our humanity.

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The lives of four generations of African-American women. Georgia lives to see slavery abolished. Sadie discovers that though she might be free, she is powerless to break with a man who abuses her. Story wants the good life, dooming her to her own emotional enslavement. It is left to Hermine to finally break the circle of oppression which has chained the women of her family and-if she can-cross over Jordan. By the author of Rainbow Round Mah Shoulder.

A deeply affecting novel reminiscent of the early work of Alice Walker, which deftly explores the themes of the mother-daughter relationship, the emotional scars left by history, the struggle to be authentic in the throes of great personal pain, and the transforming power of love. This was the most well-written book I have read recently. com User, January 14, 1998. Although the storyline is somewhat tragic, the storytelling was exceptional, and the theme was clearly communicated across characters and timeperiods.

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Her daughter Hermine must then challenge the lie that life is hardship. But can Hermine finally break the cycle of oppression that has chained the women of her family? Can she alone cross over Jordan? Reminiscent of the early work of Alice Walker and Gloria Naylor, Crossing Over Jordan deftly explores the themes of the mother-daughter relationship, the emotional scars left by history, the struggle to be authentic in the throes of great personal pain, and the transforming power of love.

Linda Beatrice Brown is an African American author and educator Brown has published many books including Belles of Liberty, Black Angels, Crossing Over Jordan and The Long Walk.

Linda Beatrice Brown is an African American author and educator. She was born in Akron, Ohio and went to college in North Carolina at Bennett College. Brown has published many books including Belles of Liberty, Black Angels, Crossing Over Jordan and The Long Walk. The genres and styles of writing in which she wrote include fiction, nonfiction, playwriting and poetry

Crossing over jordan.

Crossing over jordan. Brown attempts to show the everlasting shackles of slavery: Georgia continued working for Massa McCloud even after emancipation and still had to come when he called her to his bed. Then there's the story of Georgia's daughter, Sadie.

"A DEEPLY AFFECTING NOVEL about the hidden legacy of slavery--from the waning of the Civil War to the early twenty-first century."--EssenceGeorgia McCloud lives to see emancipation. Her daughter Sadie discovers that, though she might be free, she is powerless to break with a man who abuses her. But at the center of their communal pain is Sadie's intelligent, beautiful, ambitious daughter Story, who wants more from life than she's been led to expect. Her uncompromising desire for safety corrupts Story to her very soul, dooming her to wander an emotional desert, repressed, rigid, enslaved to propriety. Her daughter Hermine must then challenge the lie that life is hardship. But can Hermine finally break the cycle of oppression that has chained the women of her family? Can she alone cross over Jordan?Reminiscent of the early work of Alice Walker and Gloria Naylor, Crossing Over Jordan deftly explores the themes of the mother-daughter relationship, the emotional scars left by history, the struggle to be authentic in the throes of great personal pain, and the transforming power of love."Written with passion, force, and compelling clarity, Crossing Over Jordan is a priceless novel that immerses us--even baptizes us--in the deep waters of our humanity. . . . A must-read that deserves a prominent place among books written by African-American women."--Gloria Wade-Gayles Author of Pushed Back to Strength: A Black Woman's Journey Home"ENTERTAINING AND ENLIGHTENING."--Library Journal