15 minutes | Jul 20, 2018

Spoken Words 23: Kevin Powers—A Shout In The Ruins

In his new novel A Short in the Ruins , Kevin Powers explores the dark history of slavery in this country, using one plantation near his home in Virginia as the fictionalized setting and following characters generationally from the Civil War to the 20 th century in order to examine the ways we live with history and legacy of suffering and violence.
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