The Queen of Palmyra Summary
Minrose Gwin

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The Queen of Palmyra Summary

The Queen of Palmyra tells the story of ten-year-old Florence Forrest's coming of age in 1960's Mississippi amidst segregation, racism, and dark family secrets that threaten her definition of right and wrong.

The novel opens in the turbulent 1963 summer in Millwood, Mississippi. Florence Forrest is ten-years-old and proud of the fact that her Daddy entrusts her with fetching "his box" whenever the phone rings. Florence doesn't yet know what's in the...

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