Praying for Sheetrock by Melissa Fay Greene

"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.

The 7006th greatest book of all time


Published
1991
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
334
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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