The darkest corner

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Front Street,
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1st ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 8
One night Teddy witnesses a cross burning from her attic window. She knows about the frightening White Knights of Mississippi, but she never imagine that her father is one of them. With her best friend, a black girl named Stella, Teddy embraces the civil rights movement in direct opposition to her staunchly conservative father. Over a period of several years, Teddy's family is undermined by the insidious effects of racism as her father struggles to maintain the status quo, her mother beginsto speak out, and Teddy grapples with irreconcilable truths.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Family life -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Mississippi -- Race relations -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction
title_display The darkest corner
title_full The darkest corner / Mildred Barger Herschler
title_short The darkest corner
topic_facet African Americans, Family life, Fathers and daughters, Prejudices, Race relations