Monthly Archives: December 2013

Twenty-two Acres, More or Less

Among the list of landowners of my twenty-two acres more or less are three women, Elizabeth Burton, Nettie Adshead, and me.  I wondered about Elizabeth in particular, because of her status as a free black woman in pre-Civil War times when … Continue reading

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Review for Mosey’s Field

Book Pusher by Day, book reviews by well-read librarian. Mosey’s Field is a children’s book about a long-legged lumbering type of dog named Mosey.  Mosey had few interests.  Chasing rabbits, chickens, groundhogs, and sniffing just about everything.  His favorite place … Continue reading

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A letter from England

Well, I eventually managed to get my hands on your book, “Elizabeth’s Field.”  I read it very slowly with more than often a tear in my eye.  I loved the short sentences, the colloquial speech of the black folk and … Continue reading

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