Vonnetta Mayo’s New Book ‘Joy in Sorrow, Hope for Tomorrow’ Is a Heartfelt Read Depicting Slavery in Tennessee’s Cotton Plantation

Fulton Books author Vonnetta Mayo, a lover of literature, a dedicated servant of God who wrote poems for church conventions, has completed her most recent book “Joy in Sorrow, Hope for Tomorrow”: an insightful read portraying the lives of the plantation slaves on the coast of the Mississippi River. Narrated through the lens of a young girl who came from the lineage of slaves who worked at the cotton field. It is an honest depiction of slavery and will surely move the readers to tears.

Mayo shares, “Joy in Sorrow, Hope for Tomorrow is a book written by Vonnetta Mayo. It is about a young girl telling her story about her mother, her mother’s three friends, and her three younger brothers’ experience as slaves on a plantation in Memphis, Tennessee. When the young girl is telling her story, you would be able to visualize the young girl, her mother, her mother’s three friends, and her three younger brothers’ day-to-day lives as slaves on a plantation. This book will uplift your spirit with its Christianity foundation. As well as enlighten you a little about African American history.”
Published by Fulton Books, Vonnetta Mayo’s book is an endearing story that focuses on the different circumstances African slaves had to experience before obtaining their freedom.
The influence of Christianity is also highlighted in this short but profound piece.
Readers who wish to experience this riveting work can purchase “Joy in Sorrow, Hope for Tomorrow” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes & Noble.
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Source: Fulton Books