Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
The war is over, the soldiers are returning, and Nat King Cole is back in his hometown of Montgomery, Alabama, for a rare performance. His childhood friend, Nat Weary, plans to propose to his sweetheart, and the singer will honor their moment with a special song. When a white man attacks Cole with a pipe, Weary leaps from the audience to defend him-- an act that will lead to a ten-year prison sentence. Six months before Weary is released, he receives...