Pulitzer Prize-winning Marlette returns with a spellbinding story that follows a New York City journalist on his journey home to Mississippi. As he faces his father and the reopening of a 25-year-old unsolved civil rights murder case, the truth may be more than he or his family can bear.

Magic Time 2007, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312426675

Trade paperback

Magic Time 2006, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374200015