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A story of long hidden secrets and enlightening revelations, this novel by a sixty-two-year-old former librarian is a stunning debut (Alan K & Beverly B) . At first I thought it was going to be a sweet "feel good" book about village life, but the plot and character development make it much more (Margaret R) - it is a winding mystery, wrapped in unusual neighbors and families who love each other 'warts and all,' told with delicious narrative and down-to-earth humor (Marge B).
In the beginning I felt it was difficult to put my finger on the time and setting (a small village in 1950s Wales), but I was gradually drawn in by the main character and the story. Once I fell into the rhythm of the language and the events, I was hooked. The author ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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