NC Bookwatch

Pam Durban: The Tree of Forgetfulness

Season 1500 Episode 1534 | 26m 46s

In The Tree of Forgetfulness, writer Pam Durban, winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award, continues her exploration of southern history and memory. This mesmerizing and disquieting novel recovers the largely untold story of a brutal Jim Crow-era triple lynching in Aiken County, South Carolina. Through the interweaving of several characters' voices, Durban produces a complex narrative in which each

Aired: 04/12/13

Rating: NR

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