Selma: A Novel of the Civil War
by Val L. McGee
Selma: A Novel of the Civil War is a sweeping epic of the War Between the States as it affected one town: aristocratic Selma, queen of Alabama’s Black Belt region. Burt, a slave, is accused of killing his master. At Burt’s trial, attorney Sam McLester defends Burt with an innovative legal strategy linking Selma’s tragic past to a future of hope.