Book Review

‘The Wedding Gift’ by Marlen Suyapa Bodden

STORY: In 1852, when prestigious Alabama plantation owner Cornelius Allen gives his daughter Clarissa's hand in marriage, she takes with her a gift: Sarah—her slave and her half-sister. Raised by an educated mother, Clarissa is not the proper Southern belle she appears to be, with ambitions of loving whom she chooses. Sarah equally hides behind the… Continue reading ‘The Wedding Gift’ by Marlen Suyapa Bodden