Miranda's diary opens towards the
end of her sophomore year at a high school in rural
Pennsylvania. The early entries are those of a
typical teenager - family fights, prom dates,
conversations with friends and just a passing
mention of the meteor that's scheduled to hit the
moon. On the night, like the rest of her family and
neighbors, Miranda sets up her lawn chair to watch
the show, and everybody cheers when the impact
happens, but the cheers turn to screams as the moon
starts to tilt.
The impact pushes the moon off its axis into a closer rotation with the earth causing immediate and massive tsunamis that wipe out millions. Soon after worldwide seismic disturbances cause vast earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. For a few days a sense ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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