New Book for Hukle
Beneath the Elms by Gloria Waldron Hukle
Cast of Characters -Short list
William G. Waldron -Husband to Judah, Pa to 14 children, a farmer, a carpenter, and trusted friend who risks all to stand by the persecuted.
Judah Bradt Waldron- Wife to William G. and mother, a true pioneering Adirondack woman who welcomes everyone into her home.
Daniel Waldron 'Dan' a muddled husband with a conscience, a devoted father, a man straddling the crossroads of change.
Asenah Hills Waldron- The wife who yearns to forgive and begin again.
Keziah Dunbar Russell- A soft-spoken , yet stalwart woman. She keeps her large brood together.
Ralph Russell, husband to Keziah, a farmer, a tender father and pious man who worries.
Sally Ann Waldron- wily sixteen-year-old daughter of Dan and Asenah is in love and can't wait to marry her one and only.
Isaac Roblee- Sally's beau. Who wouldn't like 'Ike'?
Harriet Russell- Soft and sincere--the perfect friend no matter what.
Joe Carpenter- A devoted husband, a talented tradesman, a black man living in precarious times, he is shocked to learn of his wife's secret after many years of marriage.
Elijah Stanley- a farmer with big ideas, a dreamer.