where the writers are
15538848.JPG
Miss McGhee
$13.95
Paperback
See Book Details »

BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • May.10.2007
  • 9781932859331
  • Bywater Books

Bett gives an overview of the book:

When Mary McGhee moved to a small Alabama town shortly after the Second World War, she was sure she could change her life for good: a new job, a new place, and a chance for a new life. But then she met Lila Dubose, the wife of her new employer. Set in the shadow of the civil rights movement, Miss McGhee is a sweeping tale of forbidden love in a turbulent time. Miss McGhee is a runner-up for the first annual Bywater Prize for Fiction.
Read full overview »

When Mary McGhee moved to a small Alabama town shortly after the Second World War, she was sure she could change her life for good: a new job, a new place, and a chance for a new life. But then she met Lila Dubose, the wife of her new employer.

Set in the shadow of the civil rights movement, Miss McGhee is a sweeping tale of forbidden love in a turbulent time.

Miss McGhee is a runner-up for the first annual Bywater Prize for Fiction.

bett-norris's picture

Note from the author coming soon...

About Bett

Born and raised in Alabama, I grew up about forty miles from Harper Lee's home town. It was inevitable that her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, influenced my writing. I graduated from the University of Alabama with a BA in history and a burning desire to write, having grown up...

Read full bio »

Published Reviews

Apr.14.2008

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Title: Miss McGhee
Author: Bett Norris
Publisher: Bywater Books
ISBN: 9781932859331
Available...

Apr.14.2008

Bett Norris has crafted an impressive story that takes place after World War II and at the brink of the civil rights movement. Her prose is clean and clear with moments of great beauty and lush description...