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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:African American & Black / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:168
  • eBook ISBN:9781667849249
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781667847474


All Other Ground is Sinking Sand

by Gina M. Jones

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Candace, a young colored girl raised in the south. Never knew what it meant to have hope. She feared people would find out her son could speak, so she kept this a secret for as long as she could. Some children have been placed in mental hospitals for being non-verbal or worse. This was her biggest fear. As the news travels around town about her son's disability, she takes a leap of faith and trust a teacher, with the hope that it will change she and her son's life.
A young colored girl living in a small town in North Carolina, is raising her son who cannot speak. She is trying to hide his disability for the fear of being placed in a mental hospital. He is old enough to go to school, but she is too fearful of what might happen to him. She meets a teacher who wants to help, because she has learned he cant speak. It is a beautiful story of hope triumph.
About the author
Gina is originally from Buffalo, New York, she currently lives in Laurel, Md. She hold a Bachelor degree in Communications, and a Master degree in Policy and Management from HBCU, Bowie State University, in Bowie, Md. She loves writing short stories and poetry. Her hobbies include bike riding, reading, skating, and attending church.