Letter from John F. Blair to Sarah Allen
Date: May. 29 1972 |
Letter from publisher John F. Blair to writer Sarah Allen discussing chapter revisions for her novel. Allen of Kinston, N.C., wrote the novel Ginger Hill which was published by John F. Blair Publishing House of Winston-Salem, N.C. The manuscript was begun during the late 1950s and finally completed in 1973/1974. The novel is set in northeastern North Carolina during the depression years of the 1930s. The narrative is told by Ophelia, a fourteen-year old Negro girl, who lives with her mother, Cassie, and three other tenant families on Ginger Hill Plantation, a tobacco farm. more...