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Chapter 1 1974   On that first day of school Mama wrapped her hand around mine as we walked together into the classroom at Cobb’s Creek Country School. I’d been so sheltered about our family’s past―not to mention the small-minded ways of Hadlee, Mississippi―that I was completely unprepared for what would come. Mama leaned down and whispered, “No need to Read the rest of this entry »

The Clock Of Life

“The Clock of Life is a book club’s dream. A well-written novel rich with characters and subject matter that spark conversation and debate.” In the small town of Hadlee, Mississippi, during the 1980s, Jason Lee Rainey struggles to find his way amongst the old, steadfast Southern attitudes about race, while his friendship with a black boy, Samson Johnson, deepens. By Read the rest of this entry »

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