Riding Through Shadows

Riding Through Shadows

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Random House, Inc.
Living in one of the most tumultuous decades of America's history, an eight-year-old African American girl experiences the anguish of real-life heartache: she loses her beloved father in the Vietnam War, endures the dissolution of her family, and faces the challenge of integration. Yet, through a wise and eccentric old woman, she also discovers the tenacity of joy. A powerful, eye-opening read!

Bestselling author Sharon Ewell Foster delights readers again with a powerful, poignant story of an African American girl experiencing the heart-wrenching challenges of the 1960s--and the tenacity of joy.

Baker & Taylor
Follows Shirly Ferris as she grows up in the tumultuous 1960s, witnessing her mother's instability and the death of her father in Vietnam, through the 1980s, when Shirley raises her own children as a single mother.

Publisher: Sisters, Or. : Multnomah, c2001
ISBN: 9781576738078
Characteristics: 333 p. ; 21 cm


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