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Ginny Gall : a life in the South

Author: Charlie Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Delvin Walker is just a boy when his mother flees their home in the Red Row section of Chattanooga, accused of killing a white man. Taken in by Cornelius Oliver, proprietor of the town's leading Negro funeral home, he discovers the art of caring for the aggrieved, the promise of transcendence in the written word, and a rare peace in a hostile world. Yet tragedy visits them near daily, and after a series of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Charlie, 1947-
Ginny Gall.
(OCoLC)935711966
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Smith
ISBN: 9780062250568 0062250566
OCLC Number: 936701411
Description: 1 online resource (451 pages)
Responsibility: Charlie Smith.

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"Delvin Walker is just a boy when his mother flees their home in the Red Row section of Chattanooga, accused of killing a white man. Taken in by Cornelius Oliver, proprietor of the town's leading Negro funeral home, he discovers the art of caring for the aggrieved, the promise of transcendence in the written word, and a rare peace in a hostile world. Yet tragedy visits them near daily, and after a series of devastating events--a lynching, a church burning--Delvin fears being accused of murdering a local white boy and leaves town"--Amazon.com.

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