On Being Afraid of the Dark by Ken Wooten

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Although he claims to have little memory of the incident, an eighty-two-year-old white Mississippi man, while walking in his woods, finds his granddaughter engaging in a sexual encounter with a young, black man. Assuming it is a rape in progress, he shoots the lover. He is charged with a hate crime for murder. Throughout eighteen  months of legal proceedings, the accused seeks to understand his prejudices and motivation for taking the life of another. The grandfather’s soul-searching is guided by the author’s true lifetime experiences with race relations.

SKU: 9781936946945
Price: $24.95