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Voucher Codes. Just Eat. Senator on a mission to sign a treaty with the Indians, confronts him. He had buried his past deep, even changing his last name. Now, he has to confront it head on, starting with the two killers that entered his fort. Trained by the Army to kill, Tee emerges from his exile and takes revenge on those that committed the murder of his family, beginning with the two men. His purpose is now clear, he must take revenge, and he proceeds ruthlessly to do so. But revenge has its own cost, and Tee suffers that price. Many innocent people are killed, and he struggles with the guilt.
A Strange and Bitter Fruit is the story of revenge and its consequences. It is a story of violence and race, a true American story. The novel raises serious questions: Is there a limit on revenge? Is there an act so horrible that any response, no matter how vicious, is just? A Strange and Bitter Fruit, although it takes place in the 19th Century, confronts the reader with many of the issues of race and violence that we continue to live with today. Get A Copy. Kindle Edition , pages. More Details Other Editions 1.
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Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about A Strange and Bitter Fruit , please sign up. What did you think? The story grabbed me from the beginning. I was not too happy with all the actions that the protagonist took but I got it. Violence sometimes begets violence. See 1 question about A Strange and Bitter Fruit….
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More filters. Sort order. Aug 16, Harold Kasselman rated it it was amazing. I am amazed that this book was not accepted by a traditional publishing company. The author says in his postscript that they all said, "Who can sympathize with this character called Tee? It's clear that Barry Davis could, and count me in as well. This is an amazingly touching and heartfelt depiction of the Reconstruction Era in this country.
The title is taken from a poem and subsequent classic song By Billy Holiday that references lynchings that took place in the South against blacks who were I am amazed that this book was not accepted by a traditional publishing company.