Melissa Fay Greene

Melissa Fay Greene is an American author known for her works of nonfiction. Her books often focus on social justice, history, and the stories of individuals overcoming adversity. Some of her notable works include 'Praying for Sheetrock,' 'The Temple Bombing,' and 'There Is No Me Without You.' Greene's writing has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, and she has contributed to publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Newsweek.


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  1. 1. Praying for Sheetrock

    "Praying for Sheetrock" is a non-fiction narrative that tells the story of racial tension and civil rights struggles in a small coastal town in Georgia during the 1970s. It focuses on the experiences of the African American community who, led by a charismatic shrimp boat worker, stand up against the corruption and racial discrimination perpetrated by the town's white sheriff and his deputies. The book provides an intimate portrayal of the town's residents, their hardships, and their fight for justice and equality.