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A tale told from beyond the grave by Kevin Lumpkin, the youngest of a set of identical twins, Tupelo is the story of a small town in an era of reluctant change. as seen through the eyes of a white boy born to privilege who comes of age in the time of Freedom Riders, lunch counter sit-ins, civil rights marches and demonstrations.Born in 1943 on the night when their father.
About the Author
Alec Clayton was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, an identical twin and the youngest of six children. He lived in Tupelo until he was twelve years old, at which time he moved to Hattiesburg, sixty miles from the Gulf Coast setting of his Freedom Trilogy books. Alec majored in art at the University of Southern Mississippi and finished his master's degree in painting and drawing at East Tennessee State University. His writing career began in New York City, where he edited a weekly newspaper. He moved back to Mississippi, where he and his wife, Gabi, published Persons, a weekly newspaper, and later Mississippi Arts & Letters, a statewide literary and arts quarterly. They moved to Olympia, Washington in 1988. Alec has since been editor and writer for periodicals including The News Tribune and the Weekly Volcano in Tacoma, Washington, and Oly Arts in Olympia. He has published eight novels and a book of art criticism. Alec and Gabi continue to live in Olympia and are the founders of Mud Flat Press.