Synopses & Reviews
In "Quakertown, " award-winning author Martin travels back to 1920s Texas to tell the story of a flourishing black community that was segregated from its white neighbors--and of the remarkable gardener, Little Washington Jones, who was asked to make a heartbreaking choice.
About the Author
Lee Martin is the award-winning author of the acclaimed memoir From Our House and the short story collection The Least You Need to Know. He is the recipient of a NEA fellowship, among other awards. He completed this novel while teaching at the University of North Texas and is now associate professor of English in the graduate creative writing program at The Ohio State University.
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