The Summer We Got Saved by Pat Cunningham Devoto

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- Pat Cunningham Devoto's most recent novel, Out of the Night That Covers Me (0-446-52751-3, Warner hard-cover, 1/01), has over 60,000 copies in combined print and was highly praised in the New York Times Book Review and Washington Post Book World, among other publications. - My Last Days as Roy Rogers (0-446-52388-7, Warner hardcover, 1/99). Devoto's notable debut, received widespread praise in the Denver Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Kirkus Reviews, among other publications. - Born and raised in North Alabama, Pat Cunningham Devoto taps into her personal experiences and memories of growing up in the changing South to infuse The Summer We Got Saved with astonishing honesty and poignancy.
 

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Pat Cunningham Devoto has lived in Atlanta, Georgia, for the past 30 years.
 
Published October 15, 2007 by Grand Central Publishing. 432 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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In 1954, Tab Rutland, a white girl descended from Klan founders, was separated from her childhood friend Maudie, the black daughter of a neighbor’s maid, when Maudie got polio and was sent away for treatment.

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This place was called the Highlander Folk School and was known as a place where blacks and whites were trained to fight for integration.

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