Irvington, NJ Author Publishes Novel
May 24, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment NewsThe Third Emancipation, a new book by Hallie L. Gamble, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
Aqueea's parents purchased a piece of land – "the place," a name her dad called the farm, which has links to the founder of the town of Clarksville, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and William Byrd II, a relative of George Washington through marriage who named an area not far from the farm. The day her little sister was born, Aqueea was confronted with the question "Who am I?" It haunts her until she discovers that she is a product of American slave practices. She credits the spirit of her ancestor for driving her to find the answer to her youthful question, "Who am I?"
The book sets forth the ideation that America's dark history has created the foundation for The Third Emancipation: A New People – A New Clan.
About the Author
Hallie L. Gamble has a Master of Arts in Education and more than thirty-two post-graduate credits. She is certified in English and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL). Her career in education spans forty-five years. Before going into the classroom as a secondary teacher, she worked with parents of Title I children, organizing Title I parent councils in the school district's Title I schools and training parents in educational decision-making. She also assisted with parent training in several New Jersey Title I school districts as well as Title I schools in New York, Mississippi, Kentucky and Missouri. She is a frequent speaker for organizations such as the Council of Negro Women, Inc., of the Oranges, panels and churches on community advocacy, education and personal/spiritual development.
The Third Emancipation is a 144-page hardcover with a retail price of $22.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-5101-3. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore www.bookstore.dorrancepublishing.com.