Gathering of waters

Gathering of waters

McFadden, Bernice L.


Publication Information
New York : Akashic Books, c2012.

Physical Description
252 p. ; 22 cm.

Personal Subject
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955-Fiction.

Subject Term
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
African American teenage boys -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
Racism -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Hate crimes -- Mississippi -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Mississippi -- Race relations -- Fiction.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 1953-1961 -- Fiction.

Historical fiction.

The story is narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fanstasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the waters of the Tallahatchie River and the two lovers are reunited.--Publisher's description.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookFICTION MCF11Fiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)BookFICTION MCF11Fiction Collection