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Book Review: ‘Jubilee’ by Margaret Walker

This tale of the American South in the Civil War era is uplifting

When my book group selected the second book in a row that was set in the American South during the slavery era, I worried that it was going to be a bleak read. But the protagonist in Margaret Walker’s Jubilee an enslaved Black woman named Vyry — is such a strong and good character…

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Patsy Fergusson

Patsy Fergusson

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Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave. https://medium.com/fourth-wave