Thursday, July 10, 2008

Passing by Samaria

Sharon Ewell Foster's first novel, Passing by Samariatakes readers back to early 20th century Mississippi and Chicago, during a time of Jim Crow and race riots. Foster sheds light on the racial conflict of the era revealing new aspects of the culture, delving into the hearts of her characters including Alena, whose friend was lynched, the wife of a Klans man and a new white pastor, who knows what he should do and say, but fears consequences.

1 comment:

Susan said...

Sharon is a friend of mine.