Lone Women by Victor LaValle–ATLP Book Review
Victor LaValle’s Lone Women is the story of Adelaide Henry, a young black woman with a horrifying secret.
Growing up in the early 1900s on a small farm in California, Adelaide hasn’t had it easy. And yet, when she reads an article about women homesteading alone in Montana–in exchange for land–Adelaide is too tempted to pass it up. The caveat? She must bring with her a larger than life secret, packed into a steamer trunk.
The secret Adelaide’s tried so desperately to lock away is just dying to come out, and it’s only a matter of time.Read More