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Precious (in His Sight): America’s Tale of Redemption Recounted

Renowned author Marvin V. Blake narrates the societal changes America underwent after the Civil War in his latest literary work titled Precious (In His Sight). It tells the events that followed the Civil War, which were instrumental in birthing the United States of America. In the sweeping and enthralling narrative of the book, the myriads of life-altering changes that ensured the enduring pursuit of justice are disclosed. Marvin expertly weaves accurate historical events into a compelling tale of resilience and patriotism.

The novel tells how Eleanor Leary, a young and progressive Irish immigrant, was discharged from the tutoring services by her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Billings, the master of Richmond, Virginia's Rosewood Cotton Plantation, after she was discovered to be teaching a black slave, which is considered a heinous crime. This happened shortly before the election of Abraham Lincoln as the 16th President of the United States. Eleanor Leary relocated north of the Mason-Dixon line to the northern state of Pennsylvania and married. For the entirety of the Civil War, she teaches at the town's local college.

Rebecca, the daughter of the Billings and one of the girls Eleanor tutored, leaves Virginia and returns a year later. After living as a captive of the Comanche, she returns to Richmond. She gives birth to a mixed-blood child. She suffers racial discrimination because of her child, and she leaves Richmond, Virginia, and settles in Lost Springs, Kansas, as a result.

During the post-war period of "Reconstruction," both Eleanor and Rebecca—separated by time and half a continent—work tirelessly, assisting freed black slaves and the "Plains Indians," now referred to as "The Reservation Indians," to acquire the skills needed to assimilate and to survive in Euro-Centric American society.

Glowing and raving reviews are pouring in from early readers. Some readers find the novel highly educational about the American slavery era and the Reconstruction period after the Civil War, while others find it riveting. The author’s artistic and realistic style of writing and the manner in which she weaved history with poetry are widely acknowledged and praised.

Precious (In His Sight) is available at various online retail stores. You can grab a copy on Amazon and delve into the antebellum era to learn some vital American history.

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