[BOOKS] ✭ Golden Poppies Author Laila Ibrahim – Avshao.info

Golden Poppies From The Bestselling Author Of Yellow Crocus And Mustard Seed Comes The Empowering Novel Of Two Generations Of American Women Connected By The Past And Fighting For A Brighter Future It S Jordan Wallace And Sadie Wagoner Appear To Have Little In Common Jordan, A Middle Aged Black Teacher, Lives In Segregated Chicago Two Thousand Miles Away, Sadie, The White Wife Of An Ambitious German Businessman, Lives In Tolerant Oakland, California But Years Ago, Their Families Intertwined On A Plantation In Virginia There, Jordan S And Sadie S Mothers Developed A Bond Stronger Than Blood, Despite The Fact That One Was Enslaved And The Other Was The Privileged Daughter Of The Plantation S OwnerWith Jordan S Mother On Her Deathbed, Sadie Leaves Her Disapproving Husband To Make The Arduous Train Journey With Her Mother To Chicago But The Reunion Between Two Families Is Soon Fraught With Personal And Political ChallengesAs The Harsh Realities Of Racial Divides And The Injustices Of The Gilded Age Conspire To Hold Them Back, The Women Find They Need Each Other Than Ever Their Courage, Their Loyalty, And The Ties That Bind Their Families Will Be Tested Amid The Tumult Of A Quickly Changing Nation, Their Destiny Depends On What They Re Willing To Risk For Liberation

About the Author: Laila Ibrahim

My education and experience in multiracial, developmental psychology and attachment theory provide ample fodder for my novels My passion for early childhood education, child birth and religious education are reflected in my writing.I was the founder and director of Woolsey Children s School where I had first hand experience loving children that were not my own There are scenes in Yellow Crocus

10 thoughts on “Golden Poppies

  1. says:

    Such an amazing novel, and series The Golden Poppies is the third in the Lizabeth and Mattie series If you have not read Yellow Crocus and Musta

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    I m not sure why this series is not listed as a series This is the third book about Lisbeth and Mattie Yellow Crocus Lisbeth is born into privileg

  3. says:

    Her books are so easy to read, thorough enjoyment.

  4. says:

    I really enjoyed reading this engaging book To see the history of this 1890 s was great, especially viewing that history through the lenses of women o

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    A compelling believable historical novel of family, race and ethnic relationships told from the viewpoints of two women, one white, one black and the last

  7. says:

    Laila Ibrahim displays in her fifth novel the same talent for telling a good story with moving characters that she showed in her earlier works Golden Poppie

  8. says:

    This is the first book I have read by this author, and my goodness, what an incredibly beautiful and well written novel From the first pages, I was pulled rig

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