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JONATHAN ODELL Reading & Signing
, author of The healing
, was born and raised in Mississippi, growing up in the institutional segregation of a small town. In college he became an activist and sold The Ebony Pictorial History of Black America door to door in black neighborhoods across the South while the Klan tried to discourage him. He now resides in Minnesota. Odell will join us to present his latest novel, Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League.
"A terrific novel that will take its place in the distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction" -- Pat Conroy (author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad)
Location: Street: 55 Haywood St City: Asheville, Province: North Carolina Postal Code: 28801 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jonathan Odell, Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League
We’re excited to welcome Jonathan Odell
back to FoxTale. He’s the award-winning author of The Healing
, which was also KFox’s 2012 Pick of the Year!
Set in pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League
is the story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida – one wealthy and white and the other poor and black – who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. (jasbro)… (more)
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