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Author DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954-
Title Gather at the table : the healing journey of a daughter of slavery and a son of the slave trade / Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Leslie Morgan ; foreword by Joy Angela DeGruy.
Published Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  E441 .D49 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-212).
Contents pt. 1. Crossing the Rubicon : The recalcitrant bat ; Castaways from security island ; Friends on purpose ; Lizard brain -- pt. 2. Shades of gray : Many rivers to cross ; The past is present ; Colored water ; Cycles of violence -- pt. 3. Forks of the road : Grave matters ; The crossroads of liberty and commerce ; Truth be told ; The devil's half acre -- pt. 4. Truth, mercy, justice, and peace : Ripples on a pond.
Summary Chronicles the joint travels of a woman descended from slaves and a man descended from slave-traders as they make their way through twenty-seven states and overseas, reflecting on how slavery has influenced their lives.
Subject Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Morgan, Sharon Leslie, 1951-
ISBN 9780807014417 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0807014419 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 773667709