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The Twelve-Mile Straight

A Novel

by Eleanor Henderson

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The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson
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    Sep 2017, 560 pages
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    Sep 18, 2018, 560 pages

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  • Eileen F. (Green Valley, AZ)


    Great read.
    This was a fantastic book of Cotton County, Georgia, during the sharecropper era. The writing is fantastic, sensitive, and daunting. Would love to be in a book group that discusses it. My own personal drawback, was the movement of the story back and forth, from present to past. When writers put the date of time, at the being of the chapter, one is able to put their mind quickly to the flow of the story. It maybe that I am 70 and I need the transition anchoring. Would recommend this book to my friends.

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