The Tree of Forgetfulness

The Tree of Forgetfulness

A Novel

eBook - 2012
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In The Tree of Forgetfulness, writer Pam Durban, winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award, continues her exploration of southern history and memory. This mesmerizing and disquieting novel recovers the largely untold story of a brutal Jim Crow-era triple lynching in Aiken County, South Carolina. Through the interweaving of several characters' voices, Durban produces a complex narrative in which each section reveals a different facet of the event. The Tree of Forgetfulness resurrects a troubled past and explores the individual and collective loyalties that led a community to choose silence over ju.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780807149737
080714973X
0807149756
9780807149751
0807149748
9780807149744
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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