Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret

Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret

by Molly Walling

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Overview


A search for the truth behind a fateful shoot out and decades-old cover up

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617036101
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 09/07/2012
Series: Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Molly Walling is adjunct writing instructor at University of North Carolina, Asheville. She was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Table of Contents

Primary and Secondary Players ix

Prologue xi

Chapter 1 Out of the Blue 3

Chapter 2 A Secret Will Out 7

Chapter 3 The Scion 13

Chapter 4 My Mother's Version 23

Chapter 5 The New Mississippi 33

Chapter 6 What King Evans Told Me 51

Chapter 7 Big 61

Chapter 8 Undertow 78

Chapter 9 Revelations 97

Chapter 10 Yet Another Version 103

Chapter 11 Silencing of a Community 113

Chapter 12 Obstacles 123

Chapter 13 Breakdown 133

Chapter 14 Digging Deeper 146

Chapter 15 Sis 157

Chapter 16 Dad's Final Days 164

Chapter 17 History 177

Chapter 18 Springtime in Mississippi 194

Chapter 19 Reasonable Doubt 202

Chapter 20 Memory 209

Acknowledgments 217

A Note on Sources 219

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