Tomb of the Unknown Racist (Paperback)

By Blanche McCrary Boyd

Counterpoint LLC, 9781640091986, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/8/2018)

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Finalist for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

"In this suspenseful novel . . . Boyd gives a chilling portrait of the white terrorist network in the US during the time of Timothy McVeigh, convicted of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing." --BBC Culture

Blanche McCrary Boyd's first novel in twenty years continues the story of former activist Ellen Burns, whose search for her estranged brother leads her across the country and into the dark abyss of racism and white supremacy, and the confrontation that occurs when she learns the truth about her family's past.

About the Author

BLANCHE MCCRARY BOYD has taught at Connecticut College singe 1982. She has written four novels and a collection of essays. Boyd has won a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fiction Fellowship, a Creative Writing Fellowship from the South Carolina Arts Commission, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Creative Writing from Stanford University.