Join Southwest Book Club to discuss Lay That Trumpet in our Hands featuring a visit from the book's author Susan Carol McCarthy. McCarthy fictionally blends a white girl's struggle to understand the murder of a friend who is black and real-life events of racism in 1951 Central Florida.
McCarthy is an award-winning author. Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands published in 2002 has been selected by libraries and universities for their One Book, One Community and Freshman Year Read programs, and incorporated into school curricula in 29 states and 6 countries. She is best known for creating muscle-and-blood characters caught at the flashpoint between a larger political event and its intensely personal consequences. A Florida native, she lives and writes in Carlsbad, California.
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