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LEAVING ATLANTA

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Standard coming-of-age debut set amid a 1979 murder spree of African-American children.Part One, third person: Tasha is the kind of fifth-grader who practices jumping rope all summer long so she can run with the popular jump-ropers once school starts again. So the story begins, along with some revelations about Tasha's parents' marriage, but all is eclipsed as the news of the murders of local ... Read full review

Review: Leaving Atlanta

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Melissa Morgan

It's late summer 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia rain has been falling for three straight months, washing out any hopes of a sunfilled summer vacation for the city's school children, and though barely anyone notices, young black boys are going missing. Four children are found murdered before anyone even admits that there is a connection between their disappearances. Before it's all over, 29 people ... Read full review

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