The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in August 1955 galvanized the nation to end racism. Bernice L. McFadden has fictionalized the historical event, spinning a seductive story with a magical vision. Here you'll also find links to resources concerning the Emmett Till story, including an interview with Emmett's cousin, who was present the night the killers took Emmett from his bed.
Tag: Gathering of Waters
Where’s the agreement? 2012 best books
How many lists of best books of 2012 can a reader take? They're spewing from media outlets like water from a broken hydrant. In a desperate measure to find some sanity in the mania, I cross-referenced four fiction lists to see which books they listed in common. The results are these five.