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The Resurrection of Nat Turner Part 1 - The Witnesses 
by Sharon Ewell Foster

The destinies of a young white man, a young African American woman, and a rebel "called by God" incite a historical massacre. “
Sharon Ewell Foster is one of America’s best kept secrets—but not for long! She has proven to be the Picasso of the pen!” —Bishop T. D. Jakes

Critically acclaimed, award-winning author Sharon Ewell Foster pens  ‘The Resurrection of Nat Turner Part One: The Witnesses.’   Just in time for the 180th anniversary of Nat Turner’s infamous rebellion, THE RESURRECTION OF NAT TURNER PART ONE: THE WITNESSES sheds new light on that complicated time in our nation’s history.

Written from the perspectives of slaves, slave owners, and an antislavery lawyer, this riveting historical novel reveals the tensions between free men and the oppressed before and after Nat Turner ignited an uprising on August 22, 1831.
As Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, searches for her next book idea, she encounters a mysterious man who recounts stories of people who knew Nat Turner, both friends and enemies. In their words are the truth of the mystery and conspiracy of Nat Turner’s life, death, and confession. Together they tell the horror of the massacre and Turner’s ultimate capture and trial. 
THE WITNESSES spans more than sixty years, sweeping from the majestic highlands of Ethiopia to the small town of Jerusalem in Southampton County, Virginia. Based on extensive research, interviews, contemporary correspondence, news accounts, and actual trial records, Foster breaks hallowed ground revealing long-buried secrets of Turner and his rebellion.