"...as I reach the top of that bridge I say it in a whisper, I say it as prayer, as regret, and as praise. I can’t tell you why I do it or what it means, but each night when I drive toward my southern home and my southern life, I whisper these words: “Lowenstein, Lowenstein." Best novel ever!!
"12 Years a Slave" is a true story, based on a book by Solomon Northrup. This book was made into a feature film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender. It is nominated for multiple Academy Awards this year, including Best Actor, Best Director and Best Feature Film. Huntington Memorial Library! 62 Chestnut St. Oneonta, NY 607-432-1980
In 1933, Doris Ulmann contributed photographs to "Roll, Jordan, Roll," a book by novelist Julia Peterkin about the vanishing black culture, known as Gullah, of the South Carolina islands and coastal areas. Links to the amazing photos and captions from the book.