Sunday, March 4, 2012

Corinne and Me; An Unlikely Friendship

Author, Betty Ann, grew up with privilege and having so, met her housekeeper and ultimately best friend Corinne.  Corinne not only looked after Betty Ann, but she taught her many life lessons that would stay with the author for the rest of her life.

This tale of crossing racial bounds is a wonderful, heartfelt and poignant look at what life was like for black women and men and the families they cared for.

Corinne and Me by Betty Ann Hoehn is a must read!

About the Author

Betty Ann Hoehn wasborn and raised in Memphis, Tenn., and currently resides in Del Mar, CA. Born in 1954, she grew up in the 1960s, a tumultuous time—strictly enforced segregation between blacks and whites, the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the feminist movement. She received her B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1976 and her M.A. from the University of Memphis in 1997. She is an art historian and independent lecturer.

Corinne and Me: An Unlikely Friendship intertwines the racial and segregation issues of the 1960s with positive messages of acceptance, love and faith. Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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