Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias- Reality
A patchwork quilt can hold within it's stitches generations of stories.
A modern story of love that bridges a powerful historical one centered around a colorful quilt.
As days shorten for Mimi, Great Grandmother to Mazie Hartford she shares with Mazie, her mother Lilly, and her boyfriend Edward Clayton the harsh reality of the life of Harriet Tubman a slave. As she explains the meaning to each picture housed within the quilt matching Harriet's story her family discovers that life within the plantations often contain great faith, strength, heartbreak, love, and courage. Yet sometimes quilts can harbor secrets that threaten to tear apart solid bonds.
An unforgettable story of love, patience, and reality that introduces memorable characters, a realistic, often times gripping plot and easy to hear dialogue that will promise a read for reflection and rememberance long after the last page is read. This book offers a twist that I could not figure out and has no dragging or dull parts. Well written and researched. I was entertained and challenged in my faith by this hard to put down book and will recommend it to others. Thanks to New Hope Publishers and Netgalley for the ARC for my review.