Beneath Every Troublin' Stone is a historical fiction novel inspired by the colorful life of a female ancestor Ms. Harris discovered while researching her family roots. The novel is set in early 1900s Syracuse, New York at a time when American society limited civil and economic opportunities for black Americans.Bernice Silverson Tulley comes of age in 1904 segregated United States. Her story unravels why an affable, intelligent, well-spoken Georgia girl, well-read yet wide-eyed in youth, a daughter of slave-born parents rooted in the Word came to depend upon herself. A prejudiced society works against Bernice and studs her life-journey with "troublestones." Troublestones are the world's delusions that tempt, discourage and cause hurt and remorse. She compromises her faith to get what she wants and feels she deserves. Bernice Tulley is determined to succeed despite the troublestones that segregated American society hands her and those she brings upon herself.
Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Harris, Paulette Ivy
Publisher: Independently Published
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.61d
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