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Gloria Gipson Suggs Touches the Hearts of Her Readers Through Her Fictional Book “Piece-A-Way Crossroads”

The book tells the story of a family that strived to survive during some of history’s most challenging years.

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“For generations, you came with me down the road a few miles from home. The distant crossroads I had to travel I knew I would not be alone.”

The book “Piece-A-Way Crossroads” by Gloria Gipson Suggs was displayed by self-publishing and book marketing company ReadersMagnet at the 2023 LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience. The event was held on January 27-30, 2023, at New Orleans Earnest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.

“Piece-A-Way Crossroads” tells how the couple, Peter and Rhea, endured difficult and sensitive situations and issues. Told from the perspective of their very own daughter, Jeannie, readers will follow the story of their family during the difficult, turbulent, and beautiful times from the Great Depression through to the Desegregation.

The book contains short stories and poems describing each family member’s life. In the first part, the book focuses on the life of Jeremiah and Ruth, who had ten children and decided to leave Florence, Alabama, to find a better life in Benton and Marshall County, Mississippi. There, they worked hard to provide for their needs while their adult children lived in clapboard row houses located across the road and down from their homes.

The author imparts important lessons in each story, making readers realize the importance of perseverance and determination. This book is definitely worth the read from start to finish.

Know the value of hard work by reading more of Gloria Gipson Suggs’ “Piece-A-Way Crossroads.” Copies of the book are available on Amazon. Learn more about the author by visiting her website

“Piece-A-Way Crossroads”
Author | Gloria Gipson Suggs
Published Date | February 12, 2023
Publisher | Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc
Genre | Fiction

Author Bio

Gloria Gipson Suggs is a native of Marshall County, MS, where she continues to reside with her husband. She is a mother of two and has one grandson. Gloria is the eleventh child of seventeen siblings, born to Sam Person and Versie Ree Gipson. She received her B.S. degree in Science from Rust College and an M.S. degree in Curriculum Development and Instruction from U of M in Memphis, TN. When her 28-year career as an educator was brought to a sudden halt after several accidents, she turned to things she loved as a child which is performing, writing, and drawing. She published two books, one in 1983 and one in 1998. As a multi-talented artist, she uses the creation of her folk art, poetry, short stories, and songs to tell the stories passed on to her of African and Native American heritage and rituals.

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