From the book jacket: Set in England against the backdrop of World War II, this is a story of pursuit: of stolen goods, of missing years, and
of one womans forgotten history
From the book jacket: Seventy-two-year-old Winniehomeless and abandoned time and again by those shes trustedwould say shes no trouble. She is content to let the days go by, minding her own business, bothering no one. Winnie would rather not recall the past and at her age doesnt see much point in thinking about the future. But she is catapulted out of her exile when a young girl robs her of her suitcase and her wigWinnies only material possessions. With nothing else to show for her life, these few pieces are irreplaceable to her; she wants them back.
Winnie then embarks on a journey to find the thief, and what begins as a search for stolen belongings...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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