Reviews and Blog Posts: The South

The healing : a novel

by Jonathan Odell

Reviewer Rating:
5

The Healing provides a thought provoking look at slavery in the antebellum South.  Gran Gran has just taken in a young grieving orphan named Violet.  Gran Gran tells Violet the story of her life beginning when she was born a slave on a plantation.  She was taken from her mother...

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