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Gathering of waters / by Bernice L. McFadden.

Authors: McFadden, Bernice L.
Call number: FIC MCF
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
African American families -- Fiction.
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 -- Fiction.
Mississippi -- Fiction.
Mississippi -- Race relations -- Fiction.
Title: Gathering of waters / by Bernice L. McFadden.
Physical description: 252 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary note: The story is narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fanstasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the waters of the Tallahatchie River and the two lovers are reunited.--Publisher's description.
Genre: Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9781617750328
9781617750311 (pbk.)
161775031X (pbk.)
LCCN: 2011923109
Url for this record:|library/marc/dynix|1346933
Bib No.: 1346933

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