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Elijah Rising

Elijah Rising

Author(s): Lyn LeJeune

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 20th century



A novel seen throught the eyes of two young men, a wealthy white New Yorker, Michael Cooke Holt and black preacher, Elijah Broom. Michael lives off his wealth and during one of his aimless wanderings to pass the time he meets Elijah, who stimulates Michael’s interest in another side of life and is compelled to find out more about Elijah.

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This book brings to life the social and political workings of the early 20th Century. A must read to learn more about this period – Meriel Hudson –

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