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John Warren Smith

John Warren Smith first came to the attention of the book world with his history of an actual slave plantation in Texas, which he novelized into a story of his family from 1834 to 1869: "No Holier Spot of Ground - a Texas Story." In the novel "Goodby to Innocence" he returns to the Texas scene with a story of injustice peculiar to Texas. This time he has shortened his work, provided gripping trial scenes, and faithfully recorded the sad growing up of a boy in a small, college town that should...See more