The Tree of Forgetfulness

by Pam Durban

Paperback, 171 pages, Louisiana State Univ Pr, List Price: $23 | purchase

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Pam Durban

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The Tree of Forgetfulness kicks off in South Carolina in the autumn of 1926, as a New York City newspaperman arrives to investigate a lynching. Nearly two decades later, the last witness to that lynching lies dying, haunted by his presence. It's a powerful portrayal of an ugly era in American history.