When a black man kills a Cajun farmer in rural Louisiana, a young white woman rallies the other black men to his defense. The "gathering of old men" face the local sheriff, each claiming to be guilty. Meanwhile, the brother of the murdered man argues with his father against organizing a lynch mob. Some strong language. For junior and senior high and older readers. 1983.
12100 Historical fiction Histoire (romans)
15000 Mysteries and crime stories Policiers (romans)
1550 Crime (fiction) = Crime (roman)
2600 GENERAL FICTION I = LITTÉRATURE GÉNÉRALE I
2660 Social issues = Questions sociales
2680 Black fiction = Romans noirs
African American farmers -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Murder -- Louisiana -- Fiction.