Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League

A Novel

Book - 2014
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The story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida, one wealthy and white and the other poor and black, who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. In pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, Vida is harassed by Delphi's racist sheriff and haunted by the son she lost. Hazel, who also lost a son, can't keep a grip on her fractured life, and drunkenly crashes her car into a manger scene. Hazel's husband hires Vida to keep tabs on his wife, and to care for their surviving son. Together they turn Delphi on its head.
Publisher: Bronxville, NY : Maiden Lane Press, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781940210025
Branch Call Number: FIC Odell
Characteristics: 460 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Odell, Jonathan 1951- View from Delphi

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RachaelFreed
Sep 20, 2017

Please make this available as an ebook!

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Sansha
Aug 26, 2015

Loved this book. Set in Mississippi at a time of change. Strong, resilient characters who suffered greatly because of the colour of their skin.

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