Armand Derfner, Charleston Post and Courier
"A wonderful new book! . . . I'm sure it's going to touch a lot of people."
Robin Roberts, Good Morning America
"Martin's gift as a storyteller invites readers to understand the heroes and villains and why they acted as they did . . . He makes the story lively and suspenseful."
Choice, American Library Association
"A masterful combination of historical memoir and scholarly research."
John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history, DePauw University, author of Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi