The Saga of an African Princess (The Complete Story)
About the Book
Lavina: The Saga of an African Princess (The Complete Story) depicts a heartrending, and sometimes distressful, historical narrative of a beautiful young tribal princess named Lavina from West Africa. This poignant narrative tells how she and her promised one Rabboni were unmercifully taken from their homeland and brought to the colony of Virginia. They were then sold as slaves to endure the harsh abuses and cruelties of the fields. Separated and alone, Lavina is purchased by a compassionate elderly couple, while Rabboni suffers at the hands of different slave owners. However, with deep and abiding faith in their Almighty Protector, they miraculously find each other again and fulfill the promise made at their sacred market place. Told in graphic and honest detail, this author’s portrayal of their deep faith in their Almighty Protector shows again and again how these two unfortunate people survived the harsh and intricate system of oppression marshaled against them. This historical narrative is an excellent read for all Americans, particularly young African Americans, interested in learning more about the American history involving their ancestor’s most horrific existence as slaves in Colonial Virginia. Read and examine the painful, yet moving and exultant triumph of Lavina: The Saga of an African Princess (The Complete Story).
About the Author
Author Oliver Wright was born in Panama City, Florida, and reared in Quincy, Florida. After graduating from high school, he spent several years in the Army. He later graduated with an Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Business Management. He also earned a Bachelor and Master of Ministry degrees from Tripp Bible Institute. Dr. Wright is an ordained elder affiliated with the Church of God in Christ. He and his wife, Nina, are proud parents of three sons. They reside in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where they enjoy time with their children, grandchildren, and godchildren.