Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Book Review: 'Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South' by Beth Macy

In 'Truevine,' a complex tale of racial exploitation and dogged reporting

"Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South" by Beth Macy; Little, Brown and Company (432 pages, $28) ——— Beth Macy started hearing the stories back in 1989, as soon as she moved to Virginia to write feature stories for the Roanoke Times. Stories about the two…

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