By Lynn Austin
Harriet Sherwood has continually cherished her grandmother. but if Harriet makes a decision to keep on with her footsteps to struggle for social justice, she definitely by no means anticipated her efforts to land her in detention center. Nor did she anticipate her formative years enemy and infamous institution bully, Tommy O'Reilly, to be the arresting officer.
Languishing in a prison mobile, Harriet has lots of time to sift during the thoughts of the 3 generations of ladies who've preceded her. As every one tale emerges, the energy of her family--and their deep religion within the God of justice and righteousness--brings Harriet to discovery of her personal targets and explanations for pursuing them.
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