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A different drummer: William Melvin Kelley More than lives up to the hype Observer Set to become a publishing sensation Kirsty Lang, BBC Front Row An astounding achievement Sunday Times The lost giant of American literature New Yorker June,One afternoon, in the backwater town of Sutton, a young black farmer by the name of Tucker Caliban matter of factly throws salt on his field, shoots his horse and livestock, sets fire to his house and departs the southern state And thereafter, the entire African American population leave with him The reaction that follows is told across a dozen chapters, each from the perspective of a different white townsperson These are boys, girls, men and women either liberal or conservative, bigoted or sympathetic yet all of whom are grappling with this spontaneous, collective rejection of subordination In , aged just , William Melvin Kelley s debut novel A Different Drummer earned him critical comparisons to James Baldwin and William Faulkner Fifty five years later, author and journalist Kathryn Schulz happened upon the novel serendipitously and was inspired to write the New Yorker article The Lost Giant of American Literature , included as a foreword to this edition

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