As Summers Die
From the author of Forrest Gump comes the story of Willie Croft, a small townLouisiana lawyer who doesn't ask much of life. When oil is discovered on landheld by black sharecroppers, Bienville's ascendancy mounts its challenge--andWillie discovers, at long last, the power of courage, love and the right kindof dreams. Reprint.
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