- File Size: 944 KB
- Print Length: 230 pages
- Publisher: Bell Bridge Books (July 15, 2008)
- Publication Date: July 15, 2008
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0038JCW4C
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #503,229 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Top Customer Reviews
When there was little to eat, we are expected to believe that only Johnnie and Asia Booth are working the farm ("I don't mind the work, Gillie. It makes me muscled.") while others sit around getting educated, acting as an audience. ("The Negroes are godly good folk and will be made wiser by the verses.")
The book plays into an awful stereotype: "The Negroes would rather be an audience than farm."
Finally, the book seemed the author's way of stuffing in as many quotes from other sources as she could, which I found very distracting. As stated above, I could not finish the book - an extremely rare occurrence for me.
I'm frustrated in the reading of this book and will have to put it away for a while. I think I'm going to have to be really desperate for something to read before I'll pick it up again.
This book is not even worth it at the free price tag.
If I wanted to read Shakespeare, I would read Shakespeare. The author has filled up many pages of Shakespeare's writing in an effort to create enough pages to call it a book.
There is a great story to tell about Asia Booth but this was not the way to tell it. I realize this is a fiction but the story could have been made into an interesting and captivating tale. This author did nothing to create an interesting story but instead meandered about in a maddening insane way.
This is quite possibly the worst book I have ever attempted to read, it even ranks below Toni Morrison's "Beloved"
I would not recommend this book to anyone.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This book was all over the place. Hard to follow until the end.Published 17 months ago by Vicky L. Tripp
This was a waste of time. I thank the powers that be it was for free. To have spent money on this would be the worst thing I have ever done.Published 17 months ago by plain jane
I love historical fiction, so the thought of reading about Booth's sister gave me pause. What would it be like to be the sister of a hated assassin? Read morePublished 22 months ago by Antoinette Brush
While it may not be the greatest literature, it shines a different light on who Booth was and contrasts his sister's view of the times with his. Read morePublished on April 14, 2013 by webbates
A whimsical and dramatic historic memoir. This was such a colorfully told story of one of the most dramatic events of this country's history. Read morePublished on November 19, 2012 by Hibiscus Flower
I love history and I find the facts surrounding Lincoln's death particularly interesting, so I was looking forward to reading a story from a different perspective. Oh, my.... Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I found this to be an excellent book. Singer develops her characters so well, and uses amazing symbolism and imagery. Read morePublished on July 15, 2012 by Emily Sherwood
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