Reading ➶ The Tree of Forgetfulness Author Pam Durban –

Reading ➶ The Tree of Forgetfulness  Author Pam Durban –
  • Kindle Edition
  • 182 pages
  • The Tree of Forgetfulness
  • Pam Durban
  • English
  • 17 April 2018

The Tree of Forgetfulness In The Tree Of Forgetfulness, Writer Pam Durban, Winner Of The Lillian Smith Book Award, Continues Her Exploration Of Southern History And Memory This Mesmerizing And Disquieting Novel Recovers The Largely Untold Story Of A Brutal Jim Crow Era Triple Lynching In Aiken County, South Carolina Through The Interweaving Of Several Characters Voices, Durban Produces A Complex Narrative In Which Each Section Reveals A Different Facet Of The Event The Tree Of Forgetfulness Resurrects A Troubled Past And Explores The Individual And Collective Loyalties That Led A Community To Choose Silence Over Justice

About the Author: Pam Durban

from the back of the book All Set About with Fever TreesPam Durban grew up in South Carolina She has worked as a journalist and teacher in New York, Kentucky, and Georgia She was the 1984 recipient of the Rinehart Award in Fiction, and her work has appeared in a number of publications, including Tri Quarterly, Crazyhorse, and The Georgia Review The title story of this, her first book, appeared

10 thoughts on “The Tree of Forgetfulness

  1. says:

    This was painful and without satisfactory resolution, which makes it true to life than a satisfactory ending would have.

  2. says:

    Three people are lynched in 1926 South Carolina, and for the next 54 years, what happened is told by many townspeople, in many versions.

  3. says:

    Emotionally charged and thought provoking.

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