Item description for The Eight Golden Pears by Doris Jude Porter...
The eight golden pears grow mysteriously in the south, land of long ago... when slavery was only yesterday, and the myths and beliefs in curses and woe threaten behavior, and secret knowledge hangs in the humid air, like Spanish moss in the cottonwood trees... This unusual book is a parable-of evil, and rape, and the strange growths that can flower in secret gardens... Gold-the golden pears, the golden ornament that appears from nowhere-runs like a bright thread through this novel of the unseen and the unknown.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Publisher Athena Press Publishing Company
ISBN 1931456844 ISBN13 9781931456845
Availability 144 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 18, 2017 10:57.
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More About Doris Jude Porter
Doris Jude Porter, married, mother of two son and a daughter, attended Green Bay Avenue elementary school, graduated from North division High School, receive Bachelor degree from Ottawa University. The Eight Golden Pears deep dark secrets clouds the conscious of victims of slavery. The Curse of slavery and it evil is passed down from generation too generation. God reveals the curse of slavery to the pure-in-heart. Social Ills inspired me to write the eight golden pears. The Eight Golden Pears is a parable of the evils of slavery, deception and rape, which clearly identifies that Evil behaviors does not die with the individual, but is passed on from generation to generation. The characters and plot were woven together from experience, old folk tales and observed behaviors.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Eight Golden Pears?
the best book ever Dec 31, 2005
The Eight Golden Pears is a good psychological thriller and it is the best book ever made .
Sick as your darkest Secret! Jan 21, 2005
The Eight Golden Pears will make you cry, think, and laugh. The Eight Golden Pears is a parable of the evil of slavery, rape, and deception in the name of freedom. The pears glows as it reveals how one is sick as one darkest secret.
Historical Adventure of Human Spirit in the American South Jul 8, 2004
Doris Porter's THE EIGHT GOLDEN PEARS transports me through cultural time, place and temperament into foreign realms of the old American South. She succeeds here where others have failed, in capturing the darker details of human belief and collective fear that flavored the era. In less masterful hands, the foreign feeling of such material overwhelms; and in the past, I have simply withdrawn. Here I could suspend disbelief to take a long look at the darker sides of humanness.
This is material that many, including middle class America, are attempting to grasp, as we cast some consciousness on our US collective past. The personal approach __ which in the hands of some masterful story weavers has failed for me so miserably before __ is the magic that carried me through PEARS and close to the world Porter describes. She brings us to the mouth of the beast, and manages to persuade us we want to go into the belly.
The Eight Golden pears Jul 1, 2004
The Eight Golden Pears is a parable of the evil acts of slavery, deception and rape. It illustrates how the evil behavior does not die with the individual but is passed on from generation to generation.