Honor and Lies

Honor and Lies[Reading] ➼ Honor and Lies By Elizabeth Lee – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk When 14 year old Sissy discovers she's not simply the dark skinned friend of the Davis family she's devastated The truth destroys everything she's ever known about herselfRaised in the house as a play When year old Sissy discovers she's not simply the dark skinned friend of the Davis family she's devastated The truth destroys everything she's ever known about herselfRaised in the house as a playmate to the Davis daughter Sissy's been educated in books not in skills that will get her through the Honor and PDF/EPUB ² rough life she now knows awaits her Still Sissy takes a job in the kitchens facing the persecution of other slaves and the sun up to sun down work in the hottest place on the plantationSavannah Davis the year old rebel who believes in abolition and espouses Northern doctrine whenever she gets the chance doesn't understand her sudden emotional turmoil over right and wrongDeliveranceOr not Both girls are forced to decide whether they will pursue their dreams or let them die at a time when death becomes all too real Set against the backdrop of the time directly before the Civil War Honor and Lies is a dual coming of age story of family loss and love. I liked this little novella The truth about it is that it is simple simple sad and frustrating while dealing with a very complex issue that plagued the American south It is not frustrating because it is not a good enjoyable story but because it deals with the topics of ineuality and stolen motherhoodThe two main characters secret sisters are both relatable and in their own ways far ahead of their time You can imagine these young women growing up to be pioneering women for justice and social change Awful