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Truevine

Two Brothers, a Kidnapping and a Mother's Quest: a True Story of the American South

Truevine( )
Author: Macy, Beth
ISBN:978-0-316-33754-0
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. The year was 1899 and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia. George and Willie Muse were two little boys born to a sharecropper family. One day a white man offered them a piece of candy, setting off events that would...
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Macy, Beth (Author)
Beth Macy is a journalist. Her work has appeared in national magazines and The Roanoke Times, where her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard. Her first book, Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town, was published in 2014.

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