THE TWELVE-MILE STRAIGHT
Novel. In a house full of secrets, two babies, one light-skinned, the other dark, are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper's daughter. Accused of raping Elma, field hand Genus Jackson is lynched and dragged behind a truck down the road to the nearest town. The farm's inhabitants are forced to contend with their complicity in a series of events that left a man dead and a family fractured.
Item #: 193046X