Review “The Free State of Jones”

I agree! Truly Revolutionary!
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too.
You can watch it on YouTube or go to my home page:

An Oversimplification of Time and Space

free-state-of-jones-2u7a1585_rgbMatthew McConaughey (left) in Free State of Jones

The Free State of Jones is a 2016 film directed by Gary Ross starring Matthew McConaughey and Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mahershala Ali. It is a historical narrative that chronicles the at least partly true story of the attempt of Jones County, Mississippi resident and Confederate soldier Newt Knight to establish an area free of Confederate confiscation and later neglect from Washington to uphold the gains of the Civil War and 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. In the later half of the film it also chronicles one of the most important periods of American history, the period right after the American Civil War and before the enactment of racist Apartheid laws; Reconstruction. The period known as Reconstruction lasted between 1863 and 1877 and was the first attempt by the Federal Government to guarantee equal property, education, and voting rights to…

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Author: Sherrie Miranda

I am an author who writes in order to create more peace and understanding in the world. I am a teacher who has taught students from many countries of the world. I am also a life and writing coach. I love to travel and first traveled to other countries before finally deciding to see some of the U.S., places that foreigners I met have been to, but that I hadn't. I am happily married to a teacher who identifies himself first, as a musician. We hope to someday travel together to places where I read my novel(s) and speak to people about loving life while Angelo plays his piano and entertains the audience too. I also hope to assist seniors and troubled teens to write their life stories in order to heal. Life has much to offer so I always encourage young people to hang in there and know that things WILL get better.

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