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Trouble the water

250 years of African-American poetry

by Jerry Washington Ward

  • 63 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Mentor in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- African American authors.,
  • African Americans -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    English and French.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Jerry W. Ward, Jr.
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsWard, Jerry Washington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS591.N4 T76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination566 p. ;
    Number of Pages566
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1019790M
    ISBN 100451628640
    LC Control Number96077940
    OCLC/WorldCa36240907

      Set against the vivid backdrop of Charleston twenty years before the Civil War, Trouble the Water is a captivating tale replete with authentic details about Charleston’s aristocratic planter class, American slavery, and the Underground Railroad.4/5(). Trouble the Water is a book of devotion, a metaphysical book that troubles God, the landscape of Florida, the always-fallible bodies of men, and even the body of art. Austin writes: ‘Lord in the pigment, the crushed, colored stones.

      Trouble the Water is a story that spans lifetimes, showing that history never truly disappears, and that the past will haunt us until we step up to change the present and stand together for what is : Frances O'roark Dowell.   Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink If you thought America’s drinking water problems started and ended in Flint, Michigan, think again. From big cities and suburbs to the rural heartland, chemicals linked to cancer, heart disease, obesity, birth defects, and lowered IQ routinely spill from our taps.

    The third discussion will be on November 7 with Trouble the Water editor Cody J. Sanders and contributing authors Deborah DeMars Conrad and Wendell . Like her debut novel, THE SPIRIT OF SWEETGRASS, Seitz sets TROUBLE THE WATER in the South Carolina low country this time, St. Anne’s Isle. The book jumps back and forth in time, mostly between June and December of and includes several first-person points of view.


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Trouble the Water is a soulful story populated with racially divided, interdependent characters in the midst of the South’s changing times. It is pre-Civil War in Beaufort, South Carolina, a hotbed of beneath-the-surface discontent set against the facade of waterfront civility/5(63).

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This is a really good book about a terrible time in American history. Set in pre-civil rights Kentucky, Trouble the Water is a book that makes the reader think about the past and how it affects us today. Callie is a young girl of African-American Heritage and Wendell is /5.

Book reviews. Trouble the Water Frances O’Roark Dowell Review by Jennifer Bruer Kitchel. May Award-winning author Frances O’Roark Dowell’s latest book is a page-turner, but not in the traditional sense.

The plot doesn’t race along at breakneck speed, nor is there a life-or-death mystery to be solved. There are no car chases or. " Trouble the Water is a story that takes you to another time and place; the characters and their tales will stay with you long after the last page. Readers who are interested in Civil War history will enjoy this novel." —Story Circle Book Reviews.

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Set against the vivid backdrop of Charleston 20 years before the Civil War, Trouble the Water is a captivating tale replete with authentic details about Charleston's aristocratic planter class, American slavery, and the Underground Railroad.

Trouble the Water is a story that spans lifetimes, showing that history never truly disappears, and that the past will haunt us until we step up to change the present and stand together for what is right. Discussion Questions 1.

Trouble the Water takes place in Celeste, Kentucky. Describe the setting of the story. Edition: Reprint. Inspired by the life of an unsung American hero and slave, Trouble the Water navigates the rich tributaries of courage, betrayal, and redemption. In his inspiring journey, Robert Smalls witnesses great privilege and suffering alongside his owner’s daughter and the.

Trouble the Water is the riveting story of Abby, who travels across the sea, fleeing Liverpool, poverty, and an unsavory uncle, for Charleston, where a wealthy friend of her father, Douglas, lives.

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The setting is Charleston, South Carolina, fifteen years before the outbreak of the Civil War. We meet Douglas Elling, an Englishman who is running a shipping company but who is secretly an abolitionist helping slaves north along the Underground /5(11).