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Finding Grace

Patricia Dunn-Fierstein

Publisher: Patricia Dunn-Fierstein

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Summary

Charlie O’Brien is thirteen in 1960 when she discovers the aftermath of a violent crime in the forest outside of Norfolk Virginia. A stranger, Violet Marshall, happens upon the scene and offers help. In their efforts to track down the perpetrators and avenge the violence, they seal their friendship. Soon after, Charlie meets the rest of Vi’s family and learns of their mysteries and their secrets. In spite of the danger in their relationship, Charlie adores Vi and cannot abandon her. Through Charlie’s new–found friendship with Violet and her unique family, she begins to encounter life as they do. These experiences challenge her worldview, forcing her to confront the darkness in her community, her family, and herself. When the KKK threatens the Marshalls’ lives, Charlie must choose between keeping silent to protect her family, or defending the Marshalls, risking her very life in the process. 
Available since: 11/20/2015.

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