The Fire in the Flint Book by Walter Francis White

The Fire in the Flint Book by Walter Francis White

The Fire in the Flint

Written by a lifelong champion of civil rights, this is the story of Kenneth Harper, a young black physician who, after having studied in the North in the early part of the twentieth century and believing the days of oppression for blacks in the South were waning, returns to his hometown of Central City in South Georgia to practice medicine Harper finds all too soon that Written by a lifelong champion of civil rights, this is the story of Kenneth Harper, a young black physician who, after having studied in the North in the early part of the twentieth century and believing the days of oppression for blacks in the South were waning, returns to his hometown of Central City in South Georgia to practice medicine Harper finds all too soon that the roots of intolerance grow deep As he becomes increasingly aware of the ways in which the black community remains enslaved, Harper helps local sharecroppers organize a cooperative society to share in the economic freedom traditionally reserved for white landowners The Ku Klux Klan is quickly rallied into action, and Harper finds himself in a violent and vengeful battle with the Klan Amid the story s tragedy and violence, White reflects the complex nuances of humanity within white and black communities in conflict

Title : The Fire in the Flint
Author :  Walter Francis White
Language : English
Isbn : 082031742X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 312 pages

Rating: 4.7

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