Raised in the American South.
J.D., HARPER, TRUMAN.
2018 Nicholl Quarterfinalist. "In the early 1960's, authors Harper Lee, Truman Capote, and J. D. Salinger embark on a cross-country road trip from Los Angeles to New York City" (Historical-Fiction)
THE BALLAD OF BIG MAMA THORNTON
On the day of her final performance, Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, legendary blueswoman and the original vocalist of "Hound Dog", recalls several key events of her tumultuous life and career.