Title: Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine
Author: Campbell, Bebe Moore
Publisher: Putnam, New York
Publication Date: 1992
Edition: First Edition. Ninth Printing.
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F
Synopsis: Now, in her first novel, repercussions are felt for decades in a dozen lives after a racist beating turns to cold-blooded murder in a small 1950s Mississippi town.
Chicago-born Armstrong Tood is fifteen, black, and unused to the ways of the segregated Deep South, when his mother sends him to spend the summer with relatives in rural Mississippi. For speaking a few innocuous words in French to a white woman, Armstrong is killed. And the precariously balanced world and its determined people–white and black–are changed, then and forever, by the horror of poverty, the legacy of justice, and the singular gift of love’s power to heal.