Daily Archives: November 7, 2019

Freedom’s Voyage: The odyssey of Eleanor Billington

Author Cissy Hunt takes on the persona of her ancestress Eleanor Billington, and through extensive research of diaries and ship logs, recreates the voyage of the Mayflower to the New World.

Through her diary entries, Eleanor recounts the struggles and hardships of the Mayflower passengers in vivid and poignant entries, taking the reader along on a true Freedom’s Voyage. Continue reading

Waiting for Evening to Come

This book is about the friendship that develops between a young white boy and an elderly African American man in rural Indiana in the 1950s.

In rural Indiana in the 1950s, an elderly African American man befriends a young white boy whose father is openly racist and who is determined to put the friendship to an end, even if that means exhibiting violence toward his son and the elderly man. Continue reading