Well Considered gives an interesting historical perspective on Southern Maryland
where so many people in the past have worked in tobacco fields.
?b>C. Bruce Johnson, TV anchorman, WUSA9, Washington, DC author of Heart to Heart
is a modern-day quest tale, enlivened by the protagonists'
interesting and believable pursuit of historical facts.
?b>Susan Pearl, Historian, Prince George's County Historical Society.
Morris has written an entertaining novel on a difficult subject ?how neighbors of different races can break through the color line and become friends.?nbsp;
author, In Between, Memoirs of An Integration Baby
Well Considered reminds us that even today we must be vigilant against hate groups and vigilante justice.
?b>June White Dillard, Esq., President, NAACP ?Prince Georges County, MD, Branch
African-American attorney who moved into the Washington-Annapolis area from
California, I empathize with Rons adjustment to the Southeast, with an emphasis
on 'South.' I particularly appreciate how Richard Morris tries to grapple with
some of the complexities of race rolex replica sale relations in America, and capsulizes the
universal truth that individual chanel replica sale relationships, like the one developed
between Ron and Annie, are key to replica watches sale closing the chasm between the races. Once you
have a true understanding of a person's life struggles and history, many of the
perceived barriers to community and even friendship, fall away.
?b>Deon C. Merene, Washington, D.C. and Maryland
gladly joins the protagonist as he omega replica sale methodically researches the past to uncover
the truth behind a wretched murder in his family. The rolex replica sale suspense escalates as
modern-day evil threatens to repeat history. I definitely rolex replica sale felt compelled to turn
the pages right to the very end.
?b>Wendy Kedzierski, Founding Editor, Child Guide Magazine
Genealogy is generally considered a dull, but safe, obsession suitable for
elderly folks with weak hearts. However, in Well Considered, the hero,
Ron Watkins, finds climbing his family tree to be anything but dull; in fact, it
is full of surprising twists and turns which leave the reader alternately
claustrophobic or terrorized. Ancestral research has seldom been more
?b>Laird C. Towle, Ph.D., founder and formerly CEO of Heritage Books, Inc.
is a suspenseful but deeply moving novel that gripped me
?b>William C. Byers, artist and educator
Racism and injustice are part of American history; Well Considered tells some of the story.
?/font>Joseph B. Herring, historian, author of The Enduring Indians of Kansas:
A Century and a Half of Acculturation and Kenekuk, the Kickapoo Prophet.
finishing the read, I continued to be lost in its prevailing attitudes. Choice
is always an aspect of a great book.
?/font>J.G. Rose / ALA / NJASL / Media Specialist
Through the novel's diverse characters and points of view - 360-degree covereage, if you will - Well Considered helped me to refine my views as to race relations, but it did not attempt to tell me what to think.
?/font>Samuel F. Heffner, retired businessman
This book is a
page turner, weaving together the tales of two families, one white, one
African-American, as they confront their past and stumble towards their future.
The lives of their ancestors collided a century ago, and through a suspenseful plot, they collide again today, in "Patuxent County" outside Washington DC. Morris lives in Prince George's County, Maryland, one of the most diverse in the country, and locals will recognize this region and its complex history as the basis for his novel. The descendants of slaves and sharecroppers, tobacco farmers and white supremacists live side by side with recent implants. The location is a microcosm for the rest of the nation, and the characters, dialogue, and inter-racial relationships, as well as the action and drama, will hold much interest for all readers.
Morris has a wry sense of humor and a deft ear for dialog between characters having many different racial and cultural backgrounds. Also, as we saw in his Vietnam-era novel, Cologne No. 10 for Men, Morris knows how to put together gripping action scenes. And his deep humanity comes across in the way the story resolves.
?/font>Michael A. Gollin, Esq., author of Driving Innovation
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