Fayette Jones-Ziegler

Biography

Fayette Jones-Ziegler was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 27, 1955. She had seven older sisters and one younger brother. Living there her entire life, she graduated from Northeastern High
School in 1973 and completed requirements for her Bachelor’s degree at Wayne State University.

Of black and Cherokee heritage, she composed a number of important works during her short life,
resurrecting an almost lost epic artform in much of her work, in the tradition of Homer, Chaucer, Milton, Dante, Pope, Longfellow, Byron, Shelly, Coleridge, and others.

She married Ronald Gordon Ziegler in 1980 and they had three children, Alexander, Sarah, and Kalani. She lost her struggle with lung cancer on June 1, 1998 at the age of 43 and is buried in Detroit's historic Elmwood Cemetery.

Books

Lyrica - Lyric Scripture Composed by Fayette Jones-Ziegler
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Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 124,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This collection offers the scriptural lyrical compositions by Fayette Jones-Ziegler in one place. In Genesis In Exodus In the Desert Israel in Canaan The Book of Jona First Book of Psalms A Life of Christ: A Lyric Gospel Apocalypse: The Revelation of John Written by the black Cherokee female poet over more than a decade, this is a beautiful and inspirational collection.
The Bandit of Monte Lepre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this depiction of a Robin Hood figure in post-war Sicily, Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the story of Salvatore Giuliani, creating a sense of the desparate conditions that led to his adventures and end.
Apocalypse: The Revelation of John
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Fayette Jones-Ziegler has set the wonderful imagery of the revelation of John in lyric verse, capturing the mystery of the end times and the second coming in is inspirational beauty, casting the visions and dreams of the apocalypse. The veil if pulled back as the four horsemen ride across the pages of this inspiring work.
Apocalypse: The Revelation of John
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Fayette Jones-Ziegler has set the mysterious poetry of the Book of Revelations into lyric verse. The imagery of the book is wonderfully cast as the veil is lifted revealing the secrets shown to John in his dream of the end times and world to come. Mystical symbolism, prophecy, or allegory, the four horsemen ride across the pages of this revelation.
The Taking of the Amistad, Martin, and Malcolm
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Cinque leads the captives of the Amistad in their revolt for freedom in this rendering of the infamous slave uprising written by Fayette Jones-Ziegler. Also included here is an inspiring biographical poem about Martin Luther King, and another moving depiction of the life of Malcolm X.
The First Book of Psalms
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Among the most moving and inspirational of Fayette Jones-Ziegler's undertakings is her poetic verse setting of the First Book of Pslams.
Newton Steel, Rime of the White Whale, and Trilogy(April 23rd, Ode to the Muskrat, On the Passing of the Mantis)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A celebration of the spirit of a little known depression era labor strike, a commeration of Coleridge and Melville, and a collection of three rather Wordsworthian shorter works by the late black and Cherokee poetess from Detroit, Fayette Jones-Ziegler are offered here for your consideration and pleasure.
Israel In Chanaan and The Book of Jona
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Follow the insipirational story of the chosen people of Israel through the conquest of the Promised Land and from he Judges and the Kingdom to the beginning of the Diaspora and captivity, as set in beautiful verse by Fayette Jones-Ziegler.
BrightTours.com
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Time travel may be an impossibility, but if Einstein is correct,it might be possible to ‘visit’ the past, to observe what has taken place before us. When BrightTours.com developed the technology to do just that, it opened a Pandora’s box through which this tale of adventure will take you. Fayette Jones-Ziegler upstages even that other 'Jones' in this exciting tale.
In Exodus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The people Israel are delivered from slavery in Egypt by the Lord God's servant Moses, and are led through the Red Sea to Sinai and through the wilderness to the banks of the River Jordan and the Promised Land in this moving and compelling exposition of the story, the Law, and the Covenant penned by Fayette Jones-Ziegler.
Little Big Horn: A Saga of Sitting Bull
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Seldom has the story of the Little Big Horn been told in terms Sitting Bull might understand; in a manner we all should see it. But here is such an account, from his early life to the Washita and Little Big Horn and beyond. Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the significant events of the great chief's life.
In Genesis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
In the tradition of the great epics, Fayette Jones-Ziegler has set the timeless stories of the Book of Genesis in beautiful verse. She has captured the beauty and essence of the Creation, the Garden, Noah, Babel, Abraham, Jacob, Issac, Joseph, and alll the inspiring events, messages, and people of this scripture.
The Masque of Tutankhamen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Long veiled from history, King Tut was to be heir to a revolution of renaissance, nation-state, monotheism, and more, that few even to today recognize at all. He did not live long enough. Here, Fayette Jones-Ziegler pulls back the veil and makes clear that dynasty's impact in human history. She takes the reader into King Tut's tomb, and removes the mask is this masque.
The Life of Christ: A Lyric Gospel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Fayette Jones-Ziegler has reverantly composed the word of the sacred teachings of Jesus in inspirational lyric verse. This was the first of the works written by this black and Cherokee female American poet in her short life.

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