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Objective: The Legend of Pin Oak "The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural" is a collection of ten short stories by Patricia McKissack. The stories depict racism, hauntings and vengeance in the style of Gothic horror. Patricia McKissack (born 1944) is an American children's writer from Smyrna, Tennessee. McKissack drew inspiration from family stories and childhood ghost tales to imbue the tone, characters, and stories of this collection, which...
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