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The Vain Conversation

The Vain Conversation

A Novel

Book - 2018
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The lynching of two couples in 1946 Georgia told by three characters who experience it: Victim, Bertrand Johnson, witness, ten-year-old Lonnie Henson and presumed killer, Noland Jacks.
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina :, University of South Carolina Press,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781611178821
Branch Call Number: FIC GROO
Characteristics: xiii, 239 pages ; 24 cm


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In The Vain Conversation, Anthony Grooms seeks to advance the national dialogue on race relations. With complexity, satire, and sometimes levity, he explores what it means to redeem, as well as to be redeemed, on the issues of America’s race violence and speaks to the broader issues of oppression... Read More »

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