Welcome to River Braids

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River Braids A Novel

RIVER_BRAIDS_CoverSonny Barton was raised on his Grandpa Joe’s stories about the Mississippi River. But when he discovers that Joe’s prized 1904 Olympic Rowing Team photo is a fraud, Sonny comes to doubt everything he thought was true.

Set in 2004, River Braids weaves together Sonny’s modern-day journey, Joseph Barton’s 1904 recollections, and Joseph’s wife Annie Barton’s diary entries to chronicle the one-hundred-year history of the Barton clan.  As it becomes clear that Joseph was denied a place on the rowing team due to his Native American Heritage, Sonny realizes the importance of his heritage as a descendent of a proud Native American line and as the latest link in a generations-long bond with the Mississippi River itself.

⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ “This book has been such a pleasure to read, bringing me back to a time when life was simple yet untamed by technology. The author captures the audience with her witty characters as well as historical perspective; while keeping the reader in suspense of what will happen next. “ – Andrea

⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆“The characters become your friends and the language is fluid and visual. You are taken on a journey without feeling dragged along through repetitive imagery and condescension.” – Kathryn Woolf

⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ “Marcy is a master of weaving many timelines and characters into a very simple but powerfully emotional portrait of a family that crosses racial lines.” – Tina

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