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The RevisionersIn 1925, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery Now, her new neighbor, a white woman named Charlotte, seeks her company, and an uneasy friendship grows between them But Charlotte has also sought solace in the Ku Klux Klan, a relationship that jeopardizes Josephine s family.Nearly one hundred years later, Josephine s descendant, Ava, is a single mother who has just lost her job She moves in with her white grandmother Martha, a wealthy but lonely woman who pays her grandchild to be her companion But Martha s behavior soon becomes erratic, then even threatening, and Ava must escape before her story and Josephine s converge.The Revisioners explores the depths of women s relationships powerful women and marginalized women, healers and survivors It is a novel about the bonds between a mother and a child, the dangers that upend those bonds At its core, The Revisioners ponders generational legacies, the endurance of hope, and the undying promise of freedom. Best Read The Revisioners [ By ] Margaret Wilkerson Sexton [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • The Revisioners
  • Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
  • 03 May 2018
  • 1640092587

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  1. Margaret Wilkerson Sexton bowled me over with her first novel, A KIND OF FREEDOM, a deeply resonant novel about three generations of a Black New Orleans family Her second novel, THE REVISIONERS, also moves through time but over an even greater span from 1855 to 1925 to 2017 At first it seems these periods could not bedifferent for Black women in the South, but even across such vast changes there is much that stays the same This book is, above all, a love letter to the traditions Black Margaret Wilkerson Sexton bowled me over with her first novel, A KIND OF FREEDOM, a deeply resonant novel about three generations of a Black New Orleans family Her second novel, THE REVISIONERS, also moves through time but over an even greater span from 1855 to 1925 to 2017 At first it seems these periods could not bedifferent for Black women in the South, but even across such vast changes there is much that stays the same This book is, above all, a love letter to the traditions Black women pass down, the strength and the power that survive Josephine begins life as a slave...

  2. The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton was incredible This multigenerational novels follows two mothers one in two different periods of her life, in childhood and old age, in bondage and free, which, just, wow whose power, even their inherited ancestral magic, is sucked dry by the ravening maw of racism, both the structural kind, but also the deeply deeply personal variety This book examines childhood and motherhood in the impossible world of America that punishes Black people for exis The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton was incredible This multigenerational novels follows two mothers one in two different periods of her life, in childhood and old age, in bondage and free, which, just, wow whose power, even their inherited ancestral magic, is sucked dry by the ravening maw of racism, both the structural kind, but also the deeply deeply personal variety This book examines childhood and motherhood in the impossible world of America that punishes Black people for existing and working ...

  3. Margaret Sexton Wilkerson s THE REVISIONERS is a tribute, a prayer, a triumphant cry of gratitude to those who came before us The intergenerational memories and desire for freedom and survival push Ava forward when thing...

  4. This story is like a string you come across that is so long you keep following it until you find out what s at the end A story where Black women narrate it and give you feelings of strength and courage Black women raising their sons in the age were rap music is questionable and a time where looking a white man in the eyes is considered a crime You are nurtured throughout this story as the past and the present collide in a powerful way in one families lineage There is limited sympathy towar This story is like a string you come across that is so long you keep following it until you find out what s at the end A story where Black women narrate it and give you feelings of strength and courage Black women raising their sons in the age were rap music is questionable and a time where looking a white man in the eyes is considered a crime You are nurtured throughout this story as the past and the present collide in a powerful way in one families lineage There is limited sympathy towards white women as they share their pain, but it is unmatched to every Black woman i...

  5. Margaret Wilkerson Sexton s The Revisioners taps into the gifts, glories, and gospels of three generations of Black women who, in the face of slavery and its vestiges, must reckon with matters of faith and trust The book shifts between chapters told by Ava, an out of work single mother living in 2017 New Orleans, and her great grandmother Josephine both from her time as a widowed self made farmer in 1925 and in her youth on the plantation in 1855 Then there is Gladys, Ava s mother and Josephine s daugh Margaret Wilkerson Sexton s The Revisioners taps into the gifts, glories, and gospels of three generations of Black women who, in the face of slavery and its vestiges, must reckon with matters of faith and trust The book shifts between chapters told by Ava, an out of work single mother living in 2017 New Orleans, and her great grandmother Josephine both from her time as a widowed self made farmer in 1925 and in her youth on the plantation in 1855 Then there is Gladys, Ava s mother ...

  6. I m just tired I m just so, so tired I m tired of carrying it I want somebody else to carry it for a minute It never lets up It s like somebody s fingers pinching me on the inside of my chest, and it won t ease up .Those who read and enjoyed A Kind of Freedom will be pleased to know that Sexton s latest release, The Revisioners, is now availableThis is a female driven narrative following two women across three distinct time periods we follow Josephine in both 1855 and 1924 I m just tired I m just so, so tired I m tired of carrying it I want somebody else to carry it for a minute It never lets up It s like somebody s fingers pinching me on the inside of my chest, and it won t ease up .Those who read and enjoyed A Kind of Freedom will be pleased to know that Sexton s latest release, The Revisioners, is now availableThis is a female driven narrative following two women across three distinct time periods we follow Josephine in both 1855 and 1924, and Ava in 2017 While they alternate, each narrative is linear within its own time which allows the reader to follow the threads with ease Ava and her son, King, move in with her paternal grandmother, Martha, to care for her as her health decl...

  7. You know how you finish a book and rate it right away, but then you wake up the next day after you ve had time to sleep on that book and you re like, no, that book wasn t really a 5 star, it sof a 4 star That s me with The Revisioners I love the way Margaret Wilkerson Sexton travels back and forth between two different eras and two different protagonists She did it really well in A Kind of Freedom and does it fairly well in The Revisioners, except when I woke up thinking about the story You know how you finish a book and rate it right away, but then you wake up the next day after you ve had time to sleep on t...

  8. I really, really liked this book It was touching, gripping I even like the back and forth of the time jumping I loved the connection between Josephine and Ava and their relationships with their mothers and I even saw myself and my mother s relationship reflected here But I will say that they only thing that I didn t really vibe with was the way the book ended I was left with so many questions, SO MANY questions What happened with Josephine and her neighbors What happened with Ava and Gran I really, really liked this book It was touching, gripping I even like the back and forth of the time jumping I loved the connection between Josephine and Ava and their relationships with their mothers and I even saw myself and my mother s relationship reflected here But I will say that they only thing that I didn t really vibe with was the way the book ended I was left with so many questions, SO MANY questions What happened with Josephine and her neighbors What happened wit...

  9. I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review opinions are my own.This book, simply put, is an example of extremely good storytelling It reads like a suspense novel, a family epic, and historical fiction at once, and is one of the most well paced novels I ve ever read.The Revisioners protagonists are ...

  10. The Revisioners is a heartbreaking novel that left me wanting , notfrom the story or the writing, justof the rich powerful display of women, both marginalized and privileged Sexton has written a book that reads with the pace of a thriller and the beauty of a modern classic Told in three generations, centered around two women, Josephine in 1865 living on a plantation in Louisiana as a child and a slave, she befriends the owners young daughter, neither of them seeing the differen The Revisioners is a heartbreaking novel that left me wanting , notfrom the story or the writing, justof the rich powerful display of women, both marginalized and privileged Sexton has written a book that reads with the pace of a thriller and the beauty of a modern classic Told in three generations, centered around two women, Josephine in 1865 living on a plantation in Louisiana as a child and a slave, she befriends the owners young daughter, neither of them seeing the difference in race or social class Then Josephine again in 1924, now the owner of the very land her family once lived on, through a series of events he...