Love Cemetery Unburying The Secret History Of Slaves

Author: China Galland
Publisher: HarperOne
ISBN: 0060779314
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By the eve of the Civil War, there were four million slaves in North America, and Harrison County was the largest slave-owning county in Texas. So when China Galland returned to research her family history there, it should not have surprised her to learn of unmarked cemeteries for slaves. "My daddy never let anybody plow this end of the field," a local matron told a startled Galland during a visit to her antebellum mansion. "The slaves are buried there." Galland's subsequent effort to help restore just one of these cemeteries—Love Cemetery—unearths a quintessential American story of prejudice, land theft, and environmental destruction, uncovering racial wounds that are slow to heal.

Galland gathers an interracial group of local religious leaders and laypeople to work on restoring Love Cemetery, securing community access to it, and rededicating it to the memories of those buried there. In her attempt to help reconsecrate Love Cemetery, Galland unearths the ghosts of slavery that still haunt us today. Research into county historical records and interviews with local residents uncover two versions of history—one black, one white. Galland unpacks these tangled narratives to reveal a history of shame—of slavery and lynching, Jim Crow laws and land takings (the theft of land from African-Americans), and ongoing exploitation of the land surrounding the cemetery by oil and gas drilling. With dread she even discovers how her own ancestors benefited from the racial imbalance.

She also encounters some remarkable, inspiring characters in local history. Surprisingly, the original deed for the cemetery's land was granted not by a white plantation owner, but by Della Love Walker, the niece of the famous African-American cowboy Deadwood Dick. Through another member of the Love Cemetery committee, Galland discovers a connection to Marshall's native son, James L. Farmer, a founder of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and organizer of the 1961 Freedom Riders. In researching local history, Galland also learns of the Colored Farmers' Alliance, a statewide group formed in the 19th century that took up issues ranging from low wages paid to cotton pickers to emigration to Liberia.

By telling this one story of ultimate interracial and intergenerational cooperation, Galland provides a model of the kind of communal remembering and reconciliation that can begin to heal the deep racial scars of an entire nation.


Come To The Cemetery A Weird Tale Of Ghostly Love Revenge Young Adult Horror Book 1

Author: Jackson Dean Chase
Publisher: Jackson Dean Chase, Inc.
ISBN: B00T44OJTQ
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DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS?

Because they believe in you...

    All of sixteen-year-old Cara Jones's friends are dead. Their bodies were found lying atop the same grave in Duskhaven Cemetery. The coroner's report lists the girls' cause of death as "massive cerebral hemorrhage," but Cara doesn't believe it. She knows something strange and terrible is happening.

    When Cara hears a ghost's voice commanding her to "Come to the cemetery," she knows time is running out. With no one else to turn to, Cara asks her secret crush, Jake Rogers, for help. As they put together clues, the mysterious voice gets louder and Cara feels like she's losing her mind...

    Can they unravel the ancient secret before Cara joins her friends in death?

    Join the thousands of horror fans who have made this short story a #1 international bestseller. Just don't blame us if you never sleep again!


Here's what readers are saying:

  • "I can't get enough of this author. Come to the Cemetery is a good book for anyone looking for a creepy short story."
    --Fang Freakin' Tastic Reviews

  • "This very dark and eerie read from Jackson Dean Chase [is] a perfect campfire tale..."
    --Tome Tender

  • "I enjoyed the characters and the plot was a pleasant surprise... It was unique and I liked the direction the author took the story."
    --Scarlet's Web

  • "This is one of those stories you cannot stop reading, because you want to know what is happening next."
    --Kindle reviewer

  • "Great short story for young adults!"
    --Kindle reviewer

Fans are crazy about the Young Adult Horror series:

  • "Best YA series I have read... Zombies, werewolves, and vampires: What more can a horror lover want?"
    --Kindle reviewer

  • "From poems that make you shiver to stories you wish did not end, Jackson will have you turning pages and wanting to read more."
    --Kindle reviewer

  • "If you love horror, you cannot miss out on this wonderful collection... It doesn't matter if you're twelve or sixty, there is something in here for you!"
    --Kindle reviewer

And here's what readers are saying about the author:

  • "Jackson Dean Chase has found a place on my shelf, the dark corner, where I hide my twisted little secrets."
    --Tome Tender

  • "His books are intense and emotionally-driven..."
    --Fang Freakin' Tastic Reviews

  • "Mr. Chase is an equal opportunity entertainer with a wry sense of humor. He speaks to his teenage audience, but leaves room for the older crowd, too."
    --Frank Fronash, author of Night of the Six-Gun Gorilla

A Message from the Author:


    I’ve always loved science fiction, fantasy, and horror, but it wasn’t until I combined them with pulp thrillers and noir that I found my voice as an author. I want to leave my readers breathless, want them to feel the desperate longing, the hope and fear my heroes experience as they struggle not just to survive, but to become something more.


Why I Write Young Adult Fiction:


    YA lets me connect with my younger self, that lonely high school kid with his whole future in front of him but too much emotional pain to know what to do with it. It’s a chance to heal, and a chance to help others. It’s also a chance to have fun and tell the kind of stories that appeal to teens and the adult crossover audience. To me, it doesn’t matter if you’re 16 or 66. When you pick up a book with my name on it, it’s going to deliver.

Cemeteries A Labor Of Love And Respect

Author: Ray G. and Betty Richardson
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1542774578
Size: 13.47 MB
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For decades, Ray Gene and Betty Richardson devoted their time and energy to the preservation and restoration of cemeteries. It was a labor of love and respect for those who came before, something instilled in them from childhood. “It’s just been in our blood – always,” said Betty. “We’ve both always been interested in cemeteries.” Here is just a small portion of their story and their legacy.

Cemetery Girl A Love Story

Author: MK Barrett
Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing
ISBN: B00UUA4C2M
Size: 64.15 MB
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Growing up in a cemetery, Ella never wanted much to do with humans. Why would she when she had a plethora of delightful ghosts and ghouls to entertain her. Only problem was, they couldn’t provide physical comfort or fill the empty hole in her heart. Resigned to a life alone, Ella is shocked to discover a boy she once knew has come to the cemetery to find her. The chemistry between them is magical and soon they’re living as a mated pair. Life couldn’t be better until Chuck’s father comes to retrieve him. Chuck it seems isn’t just any male, he’s heir apparent to the werewolf empire.

Cemeteries By Moonlight States Of Love Book 1

Author: Hunter Frost
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
ISBN: B01N7NLYY0
Size: 50.45 MB
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When a serious bout of writer’s block threatens to delay mystery author Drew Daniels’s newest book, his aunt offers her New Orleans apartment in the heart of the French Quarter as a writing retreat. She neglects to mention that it’s occupied by the enigmatic and sexy Finn Murphy, a cemetery tour guide with a penchant for Victorian attire and a Cajun accent.

A body discovered in an open crypt forces reclusive Drew to deal with Finn’s eccentric group of friends and his underlying attraction to the hot Cajun—despite warnings about Finn’s violent past. Drew might write this stuff, but he’s never had to solve a real-life murder. With a deadline looming and a killer on the loose, this retreat is proving to be anything but helpful for Drew’s novel. Drew can only hope he won’t end up a tragic tale for the Ghostly Legends & Lore, Inc. haunted tour.

States of Love: Stories of romance that span every corner of the United States.

Italian Summer Mina S Third Adventure Mina S Adventures

Author: Maria Grazia Swan
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 149367112X
Size: 18.13 MB
Format: PDF
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When they say, “you can’t go home again,” they’re talking about Mina Calvi, twenty-something Italian transplant to California. Still nursing a broken heart, desperate to discover her place in the world, Mina arrives in the town of her birth in Veneto, Italy. In the decade she’s been gone, the village nestled at the foot of the Dolomites has changed much, yet remained oddly the same. Friends have moved on, family members passed away. Mina feels even more alone in her motherland than in America, and there seem to be too many bizarre deaths for such a tiny, serene village. Then a fresh chance at true love and a welcome bonding with a dear new friend give her hope. But the deadly secrets moldering in the centuries-old cemetery could rip it all from her and leave Mina emptier than before. Will she find herself or lose her heart again? Will Mina survive her Italian Summer?

Tenacity Resolve A Sales Marketing Titan S Story Of Tribulations Victories And Love

Author: Daniel E. Reed
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1548330140
Size: 71.85 MB
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A compelling story of a man rejected by his mother as a young boy and then shuffled among relatives around the country growing up. He made his first real money as a kid shoveling snow for ten cents a day, didn’t finish high school, made $1.10 an hour in his first job, and did hard labor jobs. He had many enterprises that failed and were successful, experienced personal tragedy, and lived and worked all over the United States. Through all the successes and failures, he ultimately became a force in his industry, a sales and marketing visionary and expert in the funeral and cemetery business. He curiously also had numerous chance encounters throughout his life with politicians, celebrities, and sportsmen of his day. Most importantly, he never gave up on himself or love, finally retired at 87, and continues to lead a life of integrity and fun. Enjoy this first-person account of an extraordinary man and interesting bits of U.S. history from a life fully lived.

Death Embraced New Orleans Tombs And Burial Customs Behind The Scenes Accounts Of Decay Love And Tradition

Author: Mary Lacoste
Publisher: Lulu Publishing Services
ISBN: 1483432106
Size: 23.28 MB
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Death Embraced is like no other book you have ever read. Fascinating and entertaining, it leads readers to ponder issues that should not be avoided. Some may want to use it as a guide to visiting New Orleans graveyards . . . or as a guide to life. "An amazing book by an even more amazing writer, historian and educator with vast knowledge of the Crescent City's history and an intimate understanding of many of the Big Easy's lesser-known cultural traditions and customs. A must-read for anyone who is serious about learning the true history of New Orleans. I dare you to try to put it down after reading its first few pages." -Edmund W. Lewis, Editor,The Louisiana Weekly "A gem of a book, full of little things you didn't know you wanted to know. With subtitle wit and serious depth of knowledge, Mary LaCoste shares the down and dirty of one of New Orleans most mysterious institutions." -Liz Scott, New Orleans Magazine

Cemetery Planet The Complete Series

Author: J. Joseph Wright
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1492819018
Size: 11.71 MB
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Cemetery Planet: The Complete Series - All four parts in one atmospheric and claustrophobic collection!

It's eight hundred years in the future, a time when the Earth had become so populated, all graveyards had to be relocated to another planet. It's an entire world of graves in a lonely, desolate part of the galaxy, and Harvey Crane, the sole caretaker, finds he's not alone on...CEMETERY PLANET.

The Cemetery Planet Series
Cemetery Planet I
Cemetery Planet II
Cemetery Planet III
Cemetery Planet IV

The Prisoner Of Heaven A Novel

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 006220629X
Size: 78.95 MB
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Once again, internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Carlos Ruiz Zafón creates a rich, labyrinthine tale of love, literature, passion, and revenge, set in a dark, gothic Barcelona, in which the heroes of The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game must contend with a nemesis that threatens to destroy them.

“Gabriel García Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." —New York Times Book Review on Shadow of the Wind


Love Cemetery

Author: China Galland
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061748757
Size: 39.12 MB
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By telling this one story of ultimate interracial and intergenerational cooperation, Galland provides a model of the kind of communal remembering and reconciliation that can begin to heal the deep racial scars of an entire nation.

Love Cemetery

Author: China Galland
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060779314
Size: 59.69 MB
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Documents the author's efforts to rescue and restore an unmarked slave cemetery in her east Texas hometown, an endeavor in which she joined an interracial committee of local religious leaders and sought to heal long-standing racial wounds. ...

The Shadow Of The Wind

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297857134
Size: 22.34 MB
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A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Classic 33 Cemetery Of Lost Love

Author: Jim Pascoe
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics (Single Issues)
ISBN:
Size: 68.19 MB
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Cemetery of Lost Love. 33. Tom Fassbender Jim Pascoe cliFF richards Joe
PimenTel Tom Fassbender Jim Pascoe cliFF richards Joe PimenTel Buffy the
Vampire Slayer Classic #33:“Cemetery of Lost Love.” Published. Front Cover.

The National Gazetteer Of The United States Of America

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Act Of Love

Author: Joe R. Lansdale
Publisher: Subterranean
ISBN: 9781596064171
Size: 70.63 MB
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Unavailable for far too long, Act of Love makes a welcome reappearance in this deluxe anniversary edition, which includes the definitive text of the novel, a new introduction by the author, and a never before published short story featuring ...

Representing The Dead

Author: Helen J. Swift
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1843844362
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P1's illustration of Love's cemetery (fol. 15r: Figure 18) observes the same basic
template as the incunable – a cut-away chapel open onto a graveyard – but is
tied in more tightly with particulars of the text through its identification of each slab
 ...

The Book Of The Love Smitten Heart

Author: Rene D'Anjou
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136543872
Size: 58.86 MB
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Like the dream narrator, who is unable to see how Love wounds him, the stunned
companions are unable to behold the ... The Heart's examination of René's shield
in Love's cemetery is another intriguing instance of introspection in which ...

Corpses Coffins And Crypts

Author: Penny Colman
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466801352
Size: 75.20 MB
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I've always loved cemeteries—they're brimming with art, architecture, history,
horticulture, and stories, lots of stories. Other people love cemeteries too. “I really
love cemeteries!” Alison Noble, a sixth grader, wrote me. “I was born in England ...

First Love Other Poems

Author: Norman Weinstein
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 1468958313
Size: 77.18 MB
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FIRST LOVE & OTHER POEMS FIRST LOVE LOVE?... CEMETERY IN
NORMANDY OUT OF BODY REACHING WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW THE
RICHAREN'T REALLY SO RETIREMENT HOME IAM NINETYTWO HANGING
OUT THE ...