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Billy



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Author
French, Albert
Descriptors
African-American Authors
African-Americans
Black Experience
Rural Life
Young Adult Fiction
Location/Setting:
Mississippi
The South
Time Period:
1930s
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Summary
A ten-year-old black boy accidentally kills a teenage white girl in 1930s Mississippi. This is the story of his path to the electric chair.
Critique
A disturbing tale of life in the South before the Civil Rights movement.
ISBN
0670850136
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# of Pages
214
Published
1993
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Reviewer's Initials: AN


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