5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful First Novel!, April 11, 2014

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5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful First Novel!, April 11, 2014
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This review is from: The Trap – Emancipation (Kindle Edition)
This engaging first novel presents a faithful picture of Southern life in the 1960s, at the height of the civil rights struggle. Anyone who has ever lived in the Southeast, or visited there, will recognize the truth of these characters and the artistry with which they are brought to life in this lively story. Headrick has mastered the dialects of two Southern groups, and he manages to make both dialects understandable through good writing and clever clues to meaning.The novel strongly enlists the reader’s interest, as it follows the exploits of a young part-black boy, Jesop Arnaud, and an adorable mouse, Jim, sent to him by his psychic great-grandmother, a Cajun practitioner of good Voodoo…

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