The Class of '65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness

The Class of '65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness

by Jim Auchmutey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610393546
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 887,631
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jim Auchmutey spent twenty-nine years at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a reporter and editor, twice winning the Cox Newspaper chain's writer of the year award. He first visited Koinonia Farm in 1980 and has written extensively about the commune, the South, race relations, religion, and history. He lives in Georgia.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Part 1 Koinonia

Chapter 1 Farming for Jesus 9

Chapter 2 "We Made Our Reality" 23

Chapter 3 Terror in the Night 35

Part 2 Americus

Chapter 4 The Children's Hour 59

Chapter 5 Welcome to the Revolution 74

Chapter 6 "Not in My Town" 87

Part 3 Senior Year

Chapter 7 Among Panthers 101

Chapter 8 Still Standing 114

Chapter 9 A Lesson Before Leaving 121

Part 4 Continuing Education

Chapter 10 The Next Selma 139

Chapter 11 Breaking Away 152

Chapter 12 Growing Up 167

Part 5 Reunion

Chapter 13 Almost Heaven 183

Chapter 14 Guilt and Grace 196

Chapter 15 Back to Americus 207

Epilogue 219

Acknowledgments 231

Notes 235

Selected Bibliography 245

Index 251

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderful, thought-proving book.  It should be required reading at every high school in America.