Get the Show on the Road

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Lynray Press, 1998 - Fiction - 226 pages
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This is a poignant story of love passion and ambition as a beautiful young woman, Africa Jones, strives to escape poverty by working and attending college to become a professional nurse. Her greatest fear is having to depend on a welfare check. Her widowed mother needs Africa’s salary a a nurse’s aide to help support her family of fie. Unexpectedly, Africa meets and falls in love with a handsome young physician, Kevin Hildenbrandt. Africa quickly learns the pain of family rejection. The ups and downs of this tumultuous love affair weave a story of trust and doubt, passion and disillusionment in a setting of both poverty and affluence. Candid revelations of medical and social factors surface as romance and aspiration are woven into this story with beauty and sprinkles of humor. Dreams and reality expressed are shared by many who will delight in this colorful love story.

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Evelyn Allen Johnson was born and educated in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA. Nursing and writing are among her greatest loves. She is a Registered Nurse, Cum Laude. After graduating from Howard University's School of Nursing, formerly Freedman's Hospital School of Nursing, she later obtained a BSN and PHN from California State University at Los Angeles. She has vast nursing experience including Public School Nursing and Nursing Administration. received the Vassie D, Wright Award for her novel, "My Neighbor's Island". Mrs. Johnson has also written numerous other works including a book of poetry, "A Nurse's Notes". She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Raymond. They are parents of one daughter, She is an award winning author, having

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