Truevine : two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest : a true story of the Jim Crow South /

A true story of two albino African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a decades-long struggle to find them and to get justice for her family... How did their mother, a black maid toiling under the harsh restrictions of segregation, bring the... Full description

Main Author: Macy, Beth,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: I am the true vine
  • Sit down and shut up
  • White peoples is hateful
  • And still the cry against us continues
  • Your momma is dead
  • Some serious secrets
  • A paying proposition
  • He who hustleth while he waiteth
  • Comma, colored
  • The prodigal sons
  • Not one single, solitary, red penny
  • Adultery's siamese twin
  • Housekeeping!
  • Practically imbeciles
  • Very good old colored woman
  • Wilbur and John
  • God is good to me
  • Epilogue: markers.

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