Author Bases Novel on Own Ancestors
December 03, 2009In “Who Will Cry for the Little Girl” author Alexander Lee Barrett follows the life of his own great-great-great-great-great Grandmother, Chaney Rice as she deals with life as a slave on the plantation of one of the wealthiest and most prominent families in Greene County, Alabama. For Barrett’s ancestors, life was unpleasant, but they learn to adapt, until many of their family members are sold in the 1850s.
The author, founder of Kingdom Publishings, is also the author and publisher of a four set volume based on the genealogies of families from Greene County, Alabama and the president of Greene and Pickens Black Families Association. He is serving a four year tour of duty with the United States Army and studies at Ashford University.
Visit his website at www.greenepickens.org.
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