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Abraham’s Well: A Novel
by Sharon Ewell Foster

    Publication Date: Nov 01, 2006
    List Price: $12.99
    Format: Paperback, 336 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780764228872
    Imprint: Bethany House Publishers
    Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
    Parent Company: Bethany House Publishers
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    I have discovered there’s Indian in my family heritage…. The time is 1838. Armentia pointed to a well on the land their Cherokee master owns. "It seems hard to believe now, son, but someday we’ll have our own land. Land with a well just like this one…." Inspired by true events, authentic slave narratives, and other historical accounts, Abraham’s Well is the profoundly moving story of the Black Cherokee—African Americans, both slave and free—who, along with native people, walked the Trail of Tears. It is the story of their forced removal from the Southeast to Indian Territory—-modern day Oklahoma—and of the courage and faith of one woman as she struggles to overcome her desperate circumstances. And it is the story of an author who, in researching and writing, found her own way home.



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