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    • ISBN:9780316384933
    • Publication date:23 Feb 2017

Dreamland Burning

By Jennifer Latham

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A compelling dual-narrated tale from Jennifer Latham that asks the question -- how far have we really come with race relations in the last 100 years? Now in paperback.

Some bodies won't stay buried.
Some stories need to be told.

When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past... and the present.

Nearly one hundred years earlier, a misguided violent encounter propels seventeen-year-old Will Tillman into a racial firestorm. In a country rife with violence against blacks and a hometown segregated by Jim Crow, Will must make hard choices on a painful journey towards self discovery and face his inner demons in order to do what's right the night Tulsa burns.

Through intricately interwoven alternating perspectives, Jennifer Latham's lightning-paced page-turner brings the Tulsa race riot of 1921 to blazing life and raises important question about the complex state of US race relations - both yesterday and today.

Biographical Notes

Jennifer Latham is an army brat with a soft spot for kids, books, and poorly behaved dogs. She's the author of Scarlett Undercover and lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her husband and two daughters.

http://www.jenniferlatham.com

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  • ISBN: 9780316384902
  • Publication date: 15 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers US
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