A Family Gathering by Gene Cartwright
Approx. 153,330 words.
Published on November 22, 2010.
Pulitzer Prize Nominee 2007-
Where Was God on May 15, 1974?
It was 1974....the South. She was 12; he was 16.
She was the daughter of a poor Baptist minister. He was a son of privilege. What happened on a day in May ended her first life. His was unaffected, until 14 years of her painful exile; a vicious murder; a display of arrogance and power; an unexpected visitor, and ‘A Family Gathering.'