Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

I was sent a copy of Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

 

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Midnight Without a Moon

by Linda Williams Jackson

Release Date: 2017-01-03

It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation.

Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. When Till’s murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change . . . and that she should be part of the movement.

Linda Jackson’s moving debut seamlessly blends a fictional portrait of an African American family and factual events from a famous trial that provoked change in race relations in the United States.

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