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!!> Reading ➹ An Undisturbed Peace  ➱ Author Mary Glickman – Dcrjservices.co.uk chapter 1 An Undisturbed Peace , meaning An Undisturbed Peace , genre An Undisturbed Peace , book cover An Undisturbed Peace , flies An Undisturbed Peace , An Undisturbed Peace f51a5e92c903a A Jewish Immigrant, A Cherokee Woman, And A Black Slave Find Love, Friendship, And Redemption In The Midst Of The Tragedy Of The Trail Of Tears Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar Has Traveled To America From The Filthy, Jew Hating Streets Of East London In Search Of A Better Life But Abe S Visions Of A Privileged Apprenticeship In The Sassaporta Brothers Empire Based In Savannah, Georgia, Are Soon Replaced With The Grim Reality Of Indentured Servitude In His Uncle Isadore S Camp Town Near Greensborough, North Carolina Some 50 Miles West, A Woman Named Dark Water Of The Mountains Leads A Life Of Irreverent Solitude The Daughter Of A Powerful Cherokee Chief, It Has Been Nearly 20 Years Since She Renounced Her Family S Plans For Her To Marry A Wealthy White Man Far Away In Georgia, A Black Slave Named Jacob Has Resigned Himself To A Life Of Loss And Injustice In A City Of Refuge For Criminals A Trio Of Outsiders Linked By Unrequited And Rekindled Love, Abe, Dark Water, And Jacob Find Themselves Surrounded By The Escalating Horrors Of President Jackson S Indian Removal Act As The US Government Implements The Appalling Logistics Of Transporting The Native American Tribes Of The South To The Western Side Of The Mississippi River, Abe Tries Desperately To Intervene And Jacob And Dark Water Fight For Their Lives.


10 thoughts on “An Undisturbed Peace

  1. says:

    A shameful time in American history depicting the horrible treatment of native Americans is told here in the story of an immigrant Jew from London , a Native American woman and a black slave whose paths cross in the late 1820 s and early 1830 s in North Carolina.Abrahan s character is skillfully developed as we see him evolve from a naive, love struck young man to man of honor who would do what it took to help Marian Dark Water and Jacob But something was missing for me and I m almost at A shameful time in American history depicting the horrible treatment of native Americans is told here in the story of an immigrant Jew from London , a Native American woman and a black slave whose paths cross in the late 1820 s and early 1830 s in North Carolina.Abrahan s character is skillfully developed as we see him evolve from a naive, love struck young man to man of honor who would do what it took to help Marian Dark Water and Jacob But something was missing for me and I m almost at a loss to explain what it was The thing affected me most was The Trail of Tears , what was happening to the Native Americans as a result of the Indian Removal Act under President Andrew Jackson, when Native Americans were forced to leave their land and in the south and settle west Yet it felt to me at times to be the side story that we get to eventually...


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    The blurb for this novel reads, A Jewish immigrant, a Cherokee woman, and a black slave find love, friendship, and redemption in the midst of the tragedy of the Trail of Tears I thought it sounded interesting, and it might have been, but really, not so much Just as a truly great writer can take the dullest of topics and make it shiny and fascinating, so may an interesting concept leave the reader squirming and thinking of other things she might want to do or read, if the narrative doesn t fl The blurb for this novel reads, A Jewish immigrant, a Cherokee woman, and a black slave find love, friendship, and redemption in the midst of the tragedy of the Trail of Tears I thought it sou...


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    There was much to admire about this book in particular the author s portrayal of Dark Water, a Cherokee woman who embodied the strength and will of a nation and who accurately depicted the revered status of women in Native American culture.The story of a Jewish immigrant peddler Abe , Dark Water, and an African American slave Jacob is incredibly intriguing and unique The parallels between each character s battle for acceptance and the overall historic struggles of these displaced gro There was much to admire about this book in particular the author s portrayal of Dark Water, a Cherokee woman who embodied the strength and will of a nation and who accurately depicted the revered status of women in Native American culture.The story of a Jewish immigrant peddler Abe , Dark Water, and an African Ameri...


  4. says:

    Whether you know about the black mark on American history known as the Trail of Tears or not, this fascinating historical fiction novel will be an excellent way to learn about it or learnabout it Read why in my review here.


  5. says:

    Glickman s Undisturbed Peace is an interesting book In many ways, it is what good historical fiction should be Well researched, well written, nicely painted time and pictures Yet, despite the believability of the story and the grounding in fact that the novel contains, the characters are pretty much unsympathetic Perhaps this lack of sympathy is part of the historical accuracy No one is sympathetic Whites won t be for killing the Native Americans and taking the land Native Americans for s Glickman s Undisturbed Peace is an interesting book In many ways, it is what go...


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    Although I like the uncommon mixture of a Jewish man, a Black slave and a Native American woman in this story, and really liked Marian s strength, I couldn t finish this book I tried to give it a chance, and got to 40% before I quit.My biggest problem with it was the writing style I found it extremely purple and florid, and the use of the word equine when a simple horse would do was jarring and unnatural Next thing he knew, they were marching off to a dirt paddock where a fearsome equin Although I like the uncommon mixture of a Jewish man, a Black slave and a Native American woman in this story, and really liked Marian s strength, I couldn t finish this book I tried to give it a chance, and got to 40% before I quit.My biggest problem with it was the writing style I found it extremely purple and florid, and the use of the word equine when a simple horse would do was jarring and unnatural Next thing he knew, they were marching off to a dirt paddock where a fearsome equine was engaged in a vigorous effort at liberation, pulli...


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    Abrahan Sassaporta is a young Jewish man who arrived in the US from lower class London to work for his uncle Isadore Known as Abe in the US, he peddles goods door to door in rural North Carolina No matter how much he sells, though, he cannot seem to pay off his debts to his uncle These debts only grow when Isadore sends for Abe s mother Now Abe has to pay back that debt on top of his own.Around that time, Abe meets a stunning native American named Dark Water who also goes by the Anglican nam Abrahan Sassaporta is a young Jewish man who arrived in the US from lower class London to work for his uncle Isadore Known as Abe in the US, he peddles goods door to door in rural North Carolina No matter how much he sells, though, he cannot seem to pay off his debts to his uncle These debts only grow when Isadore sends for Abe s mother Now Abe has to pay back that debt on top of his own.Around that time, Abe meets a stunning nat...


  8. says:

    Reading novels based on American history is something I rarely do, but I m glad I had the chance to read this one An Undisturbed Peace covers a time I knew nothing about the Trail of Tears, when an estimated 40,000 Cherokees were forcibly removed from their land and sent on a death march Mary Glickman s evocation of this time, and the events leading up to it, is harrowing.I got this book as an advance review copy, so I don...


  9. says:

    This novel is author Mary Glickman at her best Set against the devastating times when Native Americans were forced along the Trail of Tears , Glickman spins the story of three uniquely different characters a black slave, an Indian princess and a Jewish peddler whose lives are intertwined when a chance meeting between the peddler and the princess shapes their futures Abrahan Abe Bento Sassaporta Naggar travels to America from England Sent by his widowed mother to live with his merchant unc This novel is author Mary Glickman at her best Set against the devastating times when Native Americans were forced along the Trail of Tears , Glickman spins the story of three uniquely different characters a black slave, an Indian princess and a Jewish peddler whose lives are intertwined when a chance meeting between the peddler and the princess shapes their futures Abrahan Abe Bento Sassaporta Naggar travels to America from England Sent by his widowed mother to live with his merchant uncle in North Carolina, Naggar is a reluctant salesman until he meets the mesmerizing Marian Redhand, or Dark Water, as she is known to her people, the Cherokee The inexperienced Abe finds the Indian princess bewitching and when he learns of her forbidden love for Jacob, formerly her mother s black slave, he must act As the story progresses, along with the damaging relocation of the Native Americans, we travel the journey o...


  10. says:

    I received this book as a Goodreads Firstread It is a wonderful historical saga of three very different characters trying to survive in the south in the early 1820 s Abe is a Jewish merchant, Dark Waters a Cherokee princess, and Jacob, a slave owned by Dark Water s father The story revolves around the harsh lives, the complexities of different ethnic migrations into the south, and the events leading to one of the great tragedies of our country, the Trail of Tears forced relocation of tens of I received this book as a Goodreads Firstread It is a wonderful historical saga of three very different characters trying to survive in the south in the early 1820 s Abe is a Jewish merchant, Dark Waters a Cherokee princess, and Jacob, a slave ...