When the reckoning comes : a novel / LaTanya McQueen.
More than a decade ago, Mira fled her segregated hometown of Kipsen, leaving behind her best friend, the white Celine, and Woodsman Plantation - rumored to be haunted by the spirits of slaves. Now, Mira is back in Kipsen for Celine's wedding weekend at that same plantation. Mira hopes to reconnect with her old friends, especially Jesse, the boy she secretly loved. Woodsman remains a monument to its racist history and the darkest elements of the plantation's past - that slaves were tortured mercilessly - have been carefully erased. As the weekend unfolds, Mira, Celine, and Jesse are forced to acknowledge their history together and to save themselves from what it to come.
- ISBN: 9780063035041
- ISBN: 0063035049
- Physical Description: 237 pages ; 20 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins 
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