Wade in the water
Follow Nelson Williams Johns, a man in search of his roots, on an uplifting journey that begins in Civil War-era Georgia and leads to Sierra Leone. Nelson is forced to choose between a perilous freedom and the safety of the known on his quest for increased personal and social consciousness.
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