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Submitted On

Feb 25, 2024

Updated On

Apr 5, 2024

Hamburg's Hybrids


Sarah "Flit Thomas"



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Non Fiction




Standard American

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Hamburg's Hybrids is a work of a historical family saga and interpersonal drama. It is best suited for the young adult and older adult reading audience. This captivating and intriguing tale revolves around the Langley family's discovery of their hidden biological history. Edwin Langley's deceased father, William Langley, former owner of renowned domestic and international corporations, reveals the truth about their race and ethnicity on his granddaughter Bria's wedding day. The day of the wedding his personal and corporate attorney had a manuscript delivered to Jennifer Langley, an acclaimed civil attorney and Edwin's wife. In his letter to Jennifer, the late William Langley felt she was the right person to read the legacy and biological history of his 1st wife, the late Katerina Langley, and to discuss the contents with his offspring. The story not only paints a historical picture from slavery to now, but it provides a vivid description of William Langley’s offspring. The dynamics between William’s second wife, his mistress and his oldest grandson will keep the readers interested in the next actions each of them will take. The complexity of genealogy, heritage and identity is so interwoven in the story that the readers will become more engaged, and each will develop a thirst and desire to learn more about their heritage. The novel brings to the forefront just how ingrained the thoughts of racism and prejudices have completed distorted the American thought of all men are created equal. The realization of his true heritage also places Edwin in a precarious position due to his CEO position of many domestic and international corporations.


Be sure to put emphasis between the dialogues between the characters that are speaking to each
other: love voice, hate voice, I do not care voice, pondering voice.

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