Pig Candy Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home-- a Memoir (Paperback)
|Author: Lise Funderburg|
From the Publisher:
A personal account that explores themes of race and identity describes the author's efforts to understand her terminally ill father's oppressed childhood in the Jim Crow south, an effort during which she returned with her father to the rural Georgia community of his youth and immersed herself in its culture of small-town relationships, country cuisine, and lingering segregation. Original.Describes the relationship between the author and her father during a series of visits to his rural Georgia hometown, focusing on the racial tensions throughout the South both in his youth and today.