Atlanta-Margaret Mitchell House-Forsaken – Ross Howell Jr.

Atlanta History Center- Margaret Mitchell House Lecture– February 9 2016 7:00 pm- Reservations Required-

Ross Howell Jr. – Forsaken                          


Ross Howell Jr.’s stunning debut novel Forsaken presents the chilling true story of Virginia Christian, an uneducated African American girl who was tried and convicted of murdering her white employer in 1912. Charlie Mears, a white man, covered the case as a rookie reporter. The book chronicles the story of the trial and its aftermath as seen through Mears’s eyes, weaving in actual court records, letters, and personal accounts.

Admission for all lectures is $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Reservations are required for all lectures.

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