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Apr.19.2009
Set in contemporary England, A Distant Shore is the story of an African man and an English woman whose hidden lives, and worlds, are revealed in their fragile, fateful connection. The English village is a place where people come to lick their wounds. Dorothy has walked away from a bad thirty-year...
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Apr.19.2009
A re-imagining of the remarkable, tragic, little-known life of Bert Williams (1874-1922), the first black entertainer in the United States to reach the highest levels of fame and fortune. Even as an eleven-year-old child living in Southern California in the late 1800s—his family had recently...