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The Secret of Magic

Johnson, Deborah

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ISBN 10: 0399157727 / ISBN 13: 9780399157721
Published by Putnam's, New York, 2014
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Secret of Magic

Publisher: Putnam's, New York

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition (first printing).

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Synopsis:

In 1946, a young female attorney from New York City attempts the impossible: attaining justice for a black man in the Deep South.


 

Regina Robichard works for Thurgood Marshall, who receives an unusual letter asking the NAACP to investigate the murder of a returning black war hero. It is signed by M. P. Calhoun, the most reclusive author in the country.
 

As a child, Regina was captivated by Calhoun’s The Secret of Magic, a novel in which white and black children played together in a magical forest.

Once down in Mississippi, Regina finds that nothing in the South is as it seems. She must navigate the muddy waters of racism, relationships, and her own tragic past. The Secret of Magic brilliantly explores the power of stories and those who tell them.

About the Author:

Deborah Johnson is the author of The Air Between Us, which received the Mississippi Library Association Award for fiction. She now lives in Columbus, Mississippi, and is working on her next novel. 

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