Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover

S Spartanburg South Carolina in the Reconstructed South Exiled for his own survival as a teenager Elijah walks west to the Nebraska plains — and like other rootless young African American men of that era joins up with the US cavalryThe trajectory of Elijah’s army career parallels the nation’s imperial adventures in the late th century subduing Native Americans in the West uelling rebellion in the Philippines Haunted by the terrors endured by black Americans.

gloryland kindle Gloryland EpubS Spartanburg South Carolina in the Reconstructed South Exiled for his own survival as a teenager Elijah walks west to the Nebraska plains — and like other rootless young African American men of that era joins up with the US cavalryThe trajectory of Elijah’s army career parallels the nation’s imperial adventures in the late th century subduing Native Americans in the West uelling rebellion in the Philippines Haunted by the terrors endured by black Americans.

❰PDF❯ ✑ Gloryland Author Shelton Johnson – Nessville.me Born on Emancipation Day 1863 to a sharecropping family of black and Indian blood Elijah Yancy never lived as a slave — but his self image as a free person is at war with his surroundings SpartanburPDF Gloryland Author Shelton Johnson Nessville.me Born on Emancipation Day 1863 to a sharecropping family of black and Indian blood Elijah Yancy never lived as a slave — but his self image as a free person is at war with his surroundings Spartanbur Born on Emancipation Day to a sharecropping family of black and Indian blood Elijah Yancy never lived as a slave — but his self image as a free person is at war with his surrounding.

Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover

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10 thoughts on “Gloryland

  1. Mike Mike says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubIf you've watched the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks America's Best Idea then you know that in the early


  2. Sharyn L. Sharyn L. says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubI had the pleasure of meeting Shelton Johnson at an REI where was doing a presentation about Yosemite He was in character as Elijah Yancy A trul


  3. Elaine Goddard Elaine Goddard says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubThis is not a book to consume It is a book to savor The first person narrative is about the struggle and redemption of a black man born on emancipation day in South Carolina He leaves his home in the post civil war south joins the army and eventually finds his personal salvation as a guard in Yosemite National Park The book is like a beautiful poem like a river of thought taking you through rough rapids over rocks and boulders and finally finding a peaceful place to land I give it 5 stars but would give if I could


  4. Cheree Moore Cheree Moore says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubGloryland by Shelton Johnson is the story of Elijah Yancy who is born on Emancipation Day in 1863 He is the son of sharecroppers who live in Spartanburg South Carolina Unfortunately they uickly learn that in the South emancipation did not mean eualityElijah's background is interesting in that he is both black and of Indian descent As a teenager he witnesses a lynching and soon after he must leave the South in order to be spared his own life He walks until he reaches Nebraska where he ends up joining the US Army as part of the Calvary Elijah struggles with being a part of an army that reuires him to subdue Native Americans in the West a


  5. Patty Patty says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubI really think Shelton Johnson did a great job describing the feel of Yosemite and the Sierras His prose is vivid and lyrical It was a high meadow so close to the sky that the blue of heaven began to stain the plants below You could see it in the high grass and flowers with the blue of the sky in their petals Sky was so close there maybe it was leaching its color so after a rain the plant just pulls it from the air and gets drunk on it waving back and forth in the breeze giddy with indigoAn easy yet thoroughly enjoyable read


  6. Diane Diane says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubEach chapter in this book reads almost like poetry This is not a gripping book certainly not in terms of plot but reading it chapter by chapter left me with a feeling of insight into the daunting world of being black male and strong minded at the end of the 19th century in the newly free south The book is supposedly about


  7. Mac Mac says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubIf you saw the Ken Burn's National Parks series it's not hard to recall USNP Ranger Shelton Johnson and his touching accounts of personal moments in Yellowstone and Yosemite In his first novel Gloryland Johnson shares a riveting philosophical journal of post emancipation life for a slave's son as he makes his way across a torn and wounded landscape to become a Buffalo Soldier protecting Yosemite A great read for those that seek rich historical writings in our American experience lovers of the boundless natural wonders in our National Parks and aspiring writers A deeply introspective and poetic solilouy of a uest for inner peace and freedomI lo


  8. Marty Marty says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubI found Gloryland a joy to read Shelton Johnson's writing's provides narration and poetry about Elijah Yancy and his journey from his life in South Carolina to becoming a Buffalo Soldier Shelton Johnson's poetic description of the astonishing beauty of Seuoia and Yosemite National Parks as seen throughout the eyes of Elijah Yancy will warm your heart while dreaming of such beautyA very good read


  9. Annette Annette says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubStory of a black man in the South who knows he must leave or die at the hands of those believe he is less than a man Elijah Yancey leaves home and after four years of wandering joins the US Army to protect our first National Park Yosemite Elijah is transformed by the stark raw beauty of this land


  10. Bonnie Bonnie says:

    Gloryland PDF Ì Hardcover gloryland kindle, Gloryland EpubGloryland is the story of Elijah Yancy the son of slaves who was born on Emancipation Day in 1863 in Spartanburg South Carolina But while slavery was ended sort of African Americans are not free in the Reconstructed South As sharecroppers they don’t own the land they work on They can’t vote And the risk of violence and death is always present As Elijah approaches manhood his family tells him that he has to leave or risk being killed for being outspoken and demanding dignityElijah heads West where he joins the Army and eventually becomes a sergeant in the 19th Cavalry However while the Army offers him the best chance of attaining freedom and respect it also reuires him to subdue Native Americans he himself has Seminole and Cherokee ancestors and uell rebellion in th


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