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Alabama Jane Brown

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Alabama Jane Brown has established herself as a literary artist with her first novel about a murder and its defense. In Sinner from the South (Editio Publishers, $15.95), Brown tells a story that spans several decades, from the turbulent South of the 1960s through present day. The novel is told in first-person by Kitty Bankhead, whose lower middle class family's claim to fame is its relationship to actress Tallulah, a cousin.. In the beginning, Kitty's life is that of a small town teenager in Hopewell Springs, Alabama, whose gregarious, fearless best friend is a similarly situated youth named Dale Marie. Their progressive beliefs conflict with their surroundings where the waning days of the racially charged South are finally giving way to i ...more


Average rating: 4.05 · 22 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Southern Cross
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Sinner from the South
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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It is always amazing to me when I visit goodreads (which I did not want to participate it, my editor DEMANDED it of me), anyway, as I see the stars my books receive from a reader, then look at the readers profile and see their favorite books are "romantic trash novels" and they give me a one star on a novel which changed the face of the Civil Rights Movement, I laugh out loud. Thank you dear Ed... Read more of this blog post »
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“It was said by Abraham Lincoln that Ms. Stowe's novel, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, started the great civil war, the it can be said with certainty that Ms. Brown's novel THE SOUTHERN CROSS reveals the untold story behind the Civil Rights Movement." John Jeter”
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