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If Cotton Could Talk

If Cotton Could Talk

by Alvin Hayes

FBT review:

Discover a new indie book that will captivate your imagination and take you on an unforgettable journey. "If Cotton Could Talk" by Alvin Hayes is a gripping historical fiction novel set in a time of great change. Follow the lives of Tucker, Bertha, and Sambo as they navigate the challenges of slavery and a quest for freedom. The characters will draw you in with their courage and determination, while the story unfolds with villains, heroes, and heroines. Hayes weaves a tale of family, love, and resilience that will leave you breathless. If you're looking for an inspiring read that will keep you on the edge of your seat, "If Cotton Could Talk" is the perfect choice.

Publisher Description:

“If Cotton Could Talk” is a historical fiction novel about a time of great change. It’s about people who plan for freedom as others plan to continue their domination. It’s the beginning of an epic story about families, courage, villains, heroes & heroines.
Tucker is a young slave on the Brookes plantation in Mississippi.
Bertha is a slave on a small plantation. Her master’s wife, Shelly Gordon, secretly teaches her how to read, a hanging offense. Gordon decides to sell his property. Bertha is separated from her parents and sold to Brookes where she falls in love with Tucker.
Big Dan Connor’s slave boy. Sambo had access to all the plantations because no one, white or black, dared question or challenge him because he belonged to Big Dan. Once freedom comes, Sambo stands up to Connor. Connor had no idea what Sambo was capable of, but he will find out. Sambo and Joan flee to the safety of a Seminole tribe with Big Dan in hot pursuit.
If Cotton Could Talk ends with Sambo declaring, “My name is Sam and, we are finished running.”

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