by EVELYN WALLACE
This fictionalized true story in which the names and places have been changed, focuses on racism in a mid-American small town in the early twentieth century.
A former slave homesteads property on the Minnesota River and with his white wife raises a family without incident.
When a heinous murder is committed and his sons are put on trial, the true prejudices of the people involved and the length to which they would go to keep their society lily-white surfaced.
The author delves into the souls of those people associated with the condemnation of an innocent man. This provocative account of the administration of justice involves the reader as he associates with the characters’ difficulties in dealing with the test of integrity.