As if facing major decisions about the love of her life and her future isn't enough, Mazie Hartford is also wrestling with a nagging question about her family's past. And the answer seems connected to her great-grandmother's Moses quilt. Can the patchwork pieces of a former slave's story stitch the pattern of her tomorrow? 240 pages, softcover from New Hope.
The Moses Quilt is a contemporary novel that bridges racial and generational divides. With a realistic and compassionate look into a twenty-first-century dilemma, multiple award-winning author Kathi Macias introduces readers to a confused and apprehensive young woman, Mazie Hartford. Facing major decisions about the love of her life and her future, she must also wrestle with a nagging question about her family's past. She finds the answer to her questions in a most unexpected way--her great-grandmother's Moses quilt. As her great-grandmother begins to explain how each patch represents a story of courage and freedom, Mazie must decide if she has the courage and freedom to overcome her own personal fears and prejudices.