Meet the Authors
Two Depression-era migrant workers, Paul and Vern, find an abandoned baby in the woods and take it upon themselves to care for the mysterious child. Fifteen-year-old Marigold, reviled by her family after an unwanted pregnancy, loses her baby in the forest, her whole world is painted black. She discovers what seems to be a miraculous power within in. Coot, a child preacher on the Kansas plains, escapes the outfit that's been handling him and takes the collection plate of money with him. Their stories intertwine in surprising ways-proving how ugly circumstances can produce beautiful people.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.