One Night in Mississippi

February 28, 2015|
One Night in Mississippi by Craig Shreve
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After fifty years of guilt over his brother''s brutal murder in Civil Rights-era Mississippi, Warren Williams decides to renews his fight to bring the men responsible to justice. His efforts put him face -to- face with one of the murderers, Earl Olsen, in a remote Ontario town, where a contest of wits will end in death.

One Night in Mississippi is the story of a young activist named Graden Williams, who was brutally murdered in Mississippi during the sixties. After the perpetrators were charged but quickly released, Graden''s brother, Warren, drifted aimlessly for decades, estranged from the rest of his family and struggling with guilt over his brother''s death. But when the U.S. Justice Department begins re-opening cases like Graden''s more than forty years later, he dedicates himself to bringing Graden''s killers to justice.

A phoned-in tip after a television appearance leads Warren to a remote town in northern Ontario, where he meets Earl Olsen, the only murderer still at large, who turns out to be very different than what Warren had expected.
Craig Shreve was born and raised in North Buxton, Ontario, the final destination for slaves escaping the United States via the Underground Railroad, and is a descendant of Mary Ann Shadd Cary, a nineteenth-century anti-slavery activist. He is a graduate of The School for Writers at Humber College and was a semi-finalist in Amazon''s Br...
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Title:One Night in Mississippi
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.38 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.38 in
Published:February 28, 2015
Publisher:Dundurn Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459730991

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