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Critical Praise

"Connie Briscoe vividly evokes the joys of love and family, and the pain of separation and bondage. A Long Way from Home is a wonderful celebration of strength and perseverance, and a brilliant song of hope. "

E. Lynn Harris,author of Abide with Me

"Connie Briscoe provides her readers a fascinating peek inside the world of a proud family that refuses to let the turbulent times in which they live destroy their dreams for happiness and freedom. The strong women who leap from the pages of her book are unforgettable. "

Anita Richmond Bunkley, co—author of Girlfriends

"Connie Briscoe joyfully honors her family, herself and all of us in this wonderful homage to the resilience and courage of the people who made her the woman and writer she is. "

Marita Golden, author of The Edge of Heaven