Search Results: "Winfred Rembert"


BOOK REVIEW

DON’T HOLD ME BACK by Winfred Rembert
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Rembert's release, move to New York State, marriage to a woman he met while he was in prison, and self-taught artistic achievements are discussed only briefly, but his hard-won success leavens an otherwise bitter tale of growing up black in rural mid-century America. (Picture book/nonfiction. 10+)"
The story of Rembert's life and late-developing artistic career is most significant as a first-person account of the racism still faced by African-Americans nearly 100 years after the abolishment of slavery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAYFARERS by Winfred Cook
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2011

"An affecting story of two souls separated by slavery and war."
A gay historical novel tells of a love forged across class and racial lines. Read full book review >