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ISBN-10: 1984823337

ISBN-13: 9781984823335

THE precise occasions THAT encouraged the impending significant movie starring wooded area Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, and Usher, and produced by means of Robbie Brenner (Dallas dealers Club)

A harrowing precise tale of the trendy Ku Klux Klan and an act of compassion that shook a group within the Deep South.

In 1996, the city of Laurens, South Carolina, was once thrust into the overseas highlight whilst a white supremacist named Michael Burden opened a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan at the community's major sq.. reporters and protestors flooded the city, and hate teams rallied to the establishment's safeguard, dredging up the lengthy background of racial violence during this previously wealthy mill city.

What got here subsequent is the topic of an upcoming significant movie starring woodland Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, Tom Wilkinson, Andrea Riseborough, and Usher Raymond. presently after his museum opened, Michael Burden all at once left the Klan on the urging of a lady he fell in love with. Broke and homeless, he used to be taken in by way of Reverend David Kennedy, an African American preacher and chief within the Laurens group, who plunged his church headlong in a quest to save lots of their former enemy.

In this spellbinding Southern epic, journalist Courtney Hargrave additional uncovers the complicated occasions at the back of the tale informed in Andrew Heckler's upcoming movie, Burden, which won the 2018 Sundance viewers Award. Hargrave explores the alternatives that ended in Kennedy and Burden's friendship, the social elements that force younger males to affix hate teams, the intersection of poverty and racism within the divided South, and the variation one individual could make in confronting America's oldest sin.

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