Hill, Marion Moore
Adult Fiction HILL
Summary: Sensitivity,Â compassion, mystery, and suspense abound in this tale of unserved justice in Oklahoma. Public librarianÂ Juanita Wills makes a distressing discovery whileÂ researchingÂ localÂ history: a teenage boy from the all-black town of Bryson's Corner, Luther Dunlap,Â was found brutally murdered on the all-white Wyndham high school track back in 1959.Â She suspects racist motives, both inÂ Luther's killing and the failure of the police to pursue an investigation. AsÂ the scrappy Juanita prods for facts the townspeople wouldÂ rather forget, her first informant is poisoned, and she may be next. The shame she feels for her townÂ cements her resolve to uncover the truth and to right the terrible wrong.
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