Leaving Atlanta

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Grand Central Publishing, May 30, 2009 - Fiction - 272 pages
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An award-winning author makes her fiction debut with this coming-of-age story of three young black children set against the backdrop of the Atlanta child murders of 1979.

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Narrated in succession by three extremely perceptive (though at times almost too precocious) fifth graders, this first novel engagingly conveys the paranoia and fear that dominated the African ... Read full review

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