"This is the rare historical novel that both entertains and educates." - Publishers Weekly.
"Simply told and moving."- Booklist, starred.
A young woman and her family struggle to hold on to their dreams through decades of heartbreaking separations, forced relocation, escapes, and eventually, the Civil War. They belong to people who are themselves, despised, and whose land and rights are stolen. As Armentia's son grows, she points to a well on the land their Cherokee master owns. "It seems hard to believe now, but someday we'll have our own land. Land with a well just like this one. And when we get our well, we will call it Abraham's Well." Here is a story of courage, hope, and destiny that will not be denied.