The Pecan Man Summary
Cassie Dandridge Selleck

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The Pecan Man Summary

“The Pecan Man” is a historical confessional novel by Cassie Dandridge Selleck which recalls a child rape, a murder, and a cover-up in Mayville, Florida, all revolving around a man known locally as the “Pecan Man”. When the novel begins, it is the summer of 1976. Ora Lee Beckworth, recently widowed, hires a local black woman named Blanche Lowery to keep house for her. Ora also takes on a local black homeless...

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