By: Cloteal A. Fitzpatrick
About the Book
Cloteal A. Fitzpatrick’s Blessed Serenity tells a heart-wrenching and compelling story of her life and that of her mother, Bernice McClinton. The book covers family history, such as her grandfather George running away to become a professional pitcher with the Negro Baseball League; the attempted lynching of her great-grandfather Johnnie; and her great-great-grandfather Sargent Kane McClellan’s battle against Civil War General Nathan Bedford Forrest. All in all, Cloteal provides the reader with a passionate family memoir of love, deep abiding faith, forgiveness, and redemption.