A major literary figure tells “a searching tale of loss, recovery, and deja vu that is part memoir and what-if speculation, part polemic and exposé” (The Washington Post) about two generations of one family—civil rights martyr Emmett Till and his father, Louis—shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award.Emmett Till took a train from his home in Chicago to visit family in Money, Mississippi; a few weeks later he returned home dead. Murd...
By John Edgar Wideman
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Scribner; Reprint edition (October 3, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 741020
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
At times I found myself asking "What is this guy's point?" Loads of speculation, hunches (by his own admission), imagined conversations and at some points sheer fantasy leads into rambling stories about his unresolved childhood issues. What does grap