"Yvette Johnson understands the divide between races from a unique perspective. As a black person, she feels the exclusion, the different expectations, and the diminished opportunities available to people of color. But she grew up in an upper class..."
"I kind of loved this book. Anthony Peardew’s fiancee died in an accident while she was on the way to meet him, and while he was waiting for her he lost a locket she had given him that he had promised to keep forever and ever. So he began picking u..."
In this "beautiful, evocative" ( Booklist , starred review) memoir, Yvette Johnson travels to the Mississippi Delta to uncover the moving, true story of her late grandfather Booker Wright, whose extraordinary act of courage would change his and,...
"Kang Chol-Hwan's family was prosperous and respected in Japan. But they were staunch believers in communism and chose to move to North Korea with the promise that they would be an important asset to the cause. They soon feel prey to the unpredicta..."