Makeda
by Randall Robinson

Makeda
Makeda
Item# 9781617750229
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Makeda Gee Florida Harris March is a proud matriarch, the anchor and emotional bellwether who holds together a hard-working African American family living in 1950s Richmond, Virginia. Lost in shadow is Makeda's grandson Gray, who begins escaping into the magical world of Makeda's tiny parlor.

Makeda, a woman blind since birth but who has always dreamed in color, begins to confide in Gray the things she "sees" and remembers from her dream state, and a story emerges that is layered with historical accuracy beyond the scope of Makeda's limited education. Gradually, Gray begins to make a connection between his gr

Part coming-of-age story, part spiritual journey, and part love story, Makeda is a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind. Randall Robinson plumbs the hearts of Makeda and Gray and summons our collective blood memories, taking the reader on an unforgettable journey of the soul that will linger long after the last page has been turned.

Makeda
by Randall Robinson

ISBN: 9781617750229   
ISBN-10: 1617750220
Publisher: OpenLens (Akashic Books)
Publication Date: August 2011
Format: Trade Paperback, 350 pages, 5.25" x 8.25"
Book Type: New


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