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Etna Library FIC JAC 31257000288158 New items Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780785240440 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0785240446 : PAP
  • Physical Description: vi, 360 pages ; 22 cm

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"Opal Pruitt is just about to turn 18 in the oppressively hot summer of 1936. She works hard at her job, takes care of her beloved Granny, and dreams about boys with her cousin Lucille. The young black teenager's journey to adulthood will be forged in fire, though, as the Ku Klux Klan attacks her Colored Town neighborhood and she endures a vicious beating at the hands of an unknown white attacker. Although slavery is over, Parsons, Georgia is still starkly divided along unequal racial lines and Opal begins to fear the community's thirst for justice on her behalf could ignite a chain reaction with devastating consequences." -- Library Journal
Subject: Race relations > Fiction.
African American teenagers > Fiction.
Segregation > Fiction.
Violence > Fiction.
Communities > Fiction.
Southern States > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.

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