a young African-American slave from the Deep South, is freed at the
end of the American Civil War. However her freedom is met with
tragedy after her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of
a mob, and Charley finds herself alone wi
Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative
Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students
a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is
currentl . . .