Due to the latest lockdown measures issued by the provincial government, our three resource libraries will be closed from December 26, 2020 until the lockdown is lifted. Curbside pickup will be available at our resource libraries daily during regular opening hours. Our community branches remain closed and offer curbside pickup during the specified curbside service hours. Click here for details.
"As strange as this may sound, Bernice L. McFadden has created a magical, fantastic novel centered around the notorious tragedy of Emmett Till's murder. This is a startling, beautifully written piece of work." --Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River
"In her new novel, Gathering of Waters, Bernice L. McFadden brings her own special vision to the unfortunate story of Emmett Till and his murder in Money, Mississippi. This moving and magical novel, which traces the generations leading up to and away from that horrible night in 1955, drew me in immediately and swept me along through its richly imagined world. I couldn't stop reading, caught up as I was in that enticing place between truth and fantasy, the here-and-now and the what-was, the living and the dead, the ugliness and the beauty, the hatred and the love. What a rich chorus of voices Bernice L. McFadden has fashioned from this place called Money." --Lee Martin, author of Break the Skin and The Bright Forever