Burying My Dead
by Bettie Lennett Denny
Oregonian reporter Murphy Gardiner unravels a family mystery, taking the reader on an absorbing ride–from contemporary genealogical research to Portland’s early years as a growing town. At its historic heart are three characters: a lonely sexton, an aspiring suffragist, and a Chinese girl forced into prostitution. Their lives collide in unconventional ways, revealing the power of human connection.