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"Inspired by true events that rocked the nation, a profoundly moving novel about a Black nurse in post-segregation Alabama who blows the whistle on a terrible wrong done to her patients, from the New York Times bestselling author of Wench. Montgomery, Alabama, 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend has big plans to make a difference, especially in her African American community. At the Montgomery Family Planning Clinic, she intends to help...
Situated in Ohio before the Civil War, Tawawa House is a resort where white men vacation each summer with their black, enslaved mistresses. Lizzie, Reenie, and Sweet, regulars at Tawawa House, become friends over the years. Their lives are upturned when Mawu comes to the resort and starts talk of running away.