Seven Laurels: A Novel
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Seven Laurels: A Novel

By Linda Busby Parker

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Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Published In: United States, 01 September 2004
The novel traces the life of African-American Brewster McAtee, a hardworking and innovative carpenter, as he struggles for his dreams to own land and build a home and respectability in rural Alabama. When the Civil Rights Movement explodes, he is drawn into the core of the conflict, where he and his family face the ultimate loss from which they may never recover. The Civil Rights Movement in the South represents one of American history's most important, bloody, and terrifying periods. Seven Laurels takes place during that time, encompassing the years between 1954 and 1994. The novel traces the life of African-American Brewster McAtee, a hardworking and innovative carpenter, as he struggles for his dreams to own land and build a home and respectability in rural Alabama. When the Civil Rights Movement explodes, he is drawn into the core of the conflict, where he and his family face the ultimate loss from which they may never recover.

About the Author

Linda Busby Parker has been a university professor, a magazine publisher, and a freelance writer. She lives and works in Mobile, Alabama.

EAN: 9780972430470
ISBN: 0972430474
Publisher: Southeast Missouri State University Press
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 centimeters
Age Range: 15+ years
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