The Pecan Man
by Cassie Dandridge Selleck
PBR Review: Southern fiction at its best; beautifully developed characters, lyrical descriptions and a story with meaning and moral lessons to ponder. Ora Lee is strong willed, and it's a good thing because she must stand up for what she believes in as she tries to clear the name of the Pecan Man; a black man accused of murder. It's a compelling novel that explores issues of race in the 1970s South while examining the meaning of friendship, family and life choices. Recommend.


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