(Daisy Turners Kin) EBOOK/PDF é Jane C. Beck

Was almost immediately caught up in this remarkable story Daisy Turner is still a much talked about presence in our little village because she lived much OF HER LIFE ON THE 150 her life on the 150 farm on the top of Bare Hill a short ways outside of Grafton Her father Alex had come there shortly after the Civil War and raised his family there The research on this book back to Africa is xacting and the family tales are astonishing After reading the book Carol and I climbed up to the old Turner homestead at the top of Turner Hill Road and found the one remaining 1901 cabin which is now going to

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preserved and added to the American Heritage Trail I really really njoyed this book but then too I am into "Genealogy And History Oral History Though It "and history Oral history though it be xaggerated always has some truth to it and is a great stepping stone to finding the past This woman was a treasure trove of history. Nslavement and her father's life in Vermont in short the range of life vents large and small transmitted by means so alive as to include voice inflections Beck at the same time weaves in historical research and offers a folklorist's perspective on oral history and the hazards and uses of memory Publication of this book is supported by grants from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and the L J and Mary C Skaggs Folklore Fund. Jane C Beck founder of the Vermont Folklife Center has preserved the remarkable journey of one African American family from the shores of West the Vermont Folklife Center has preserved the remarkable journey of one African American family from the shores of West to the hills of Vermont Daisy Turner s stories covered 178 years of her family history her father s stories dating back to his father s life in Africa Beck spent several years interviewing Daisy resulting Vermont Folklorist
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C Beck met Daisy Turner Vermont daughter of African American freed slaves near the nd of Ms Turner S Long Life Beck Was Granted Many Interviews With s long life Beck was granted many interviews with and they became friends The result is Miss Daisy s dream The preservation of the saga of the Turner family their African roots and their long sojourn in New EnglandPer I received an ARC of this book in From Notes to Narrative exchange for an honest reviewAnngaging oral history of the Turner family from slavery to freedom Jane C Beck has preserved Daisy s stories as A daughter of freed African American slaves Daisy Turner became a living repository of history The family narrative ntrusted to her a well polished artifact an heirloom that had been carefully preserved began among the Yoruba in West Africa and continued with her own century and of life   In 1983 folklorist Jane Beck began a series of interviews with Turner then one hundred years old and still relating four generations. Old to her by Daisy at 100 years of age A true gem this story deserves to be read over and over again Recommended Daisy Turner was the daughter of freed African American slaves Daisy Turner became a living repository of history The family narrative ntrusted to her Her grandfather was a member of the Yoruba in West The family narrative ntrusted to her Her grandfather was a member of the Yoruba in West who came to the US as a slave His mother was actually a white British woman who was in a shipwreck off western Africa She had a child Daisy s grandfather who she taught to speak English His story and hers and her xtended family s story was Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) entrusted to her They author was able to interview her and research her story This is an incredible story of slavery and perseverance What a surprising pleasure We live part time in Grafton Vermont so since the author was coming to Grafton to talk about this book it was incumbent on me to read it I started grudgingly and. Of oral history Beck uses Turner's storytelling to build the Turner family saga using at its foundation the oft repeated touchstone stories at the heart of theirxperiences the abduction into slavery of African ancestors; Daisy's father Alec learning to read; his return as a soldier to his former plantation to kill his former overseer; and Daisy's childhood stand against racism Other stories re create ,

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    (Daisy Turners Kin) EBOOK/PDF é Jane C. Beck Vermont Folklorist Jane C Beck met Daisy Turner the Vermont daughter of African American freed slaves near the end of Ms Turner's long life Beck was granted many interviews with Turner and they became friends The result is Miss Daisy's dream The preservation of the saga of the Turner family their African roots and their long sojourn in New EnglandPerhaps only a folklorist could have undertaken this project Miss Daisy's

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    download Daisy Turners Kin (Daisy Turners Kin) EBOOK/PDF é Jane C. Beck download À eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Jane C. Beck I really really enjoyed this book but then too I am into genealogy and history Oral history though it may be exaggerated always has some truth to it and is a great stepping stone to finding the past This woman was a treasure trove of history

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