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Summertime - Chapter 1

Summary : Tensions simmer as a small town, already divided by race, is torn apart by the deadliest of hurricanes.
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Ratings : 15
Reviews : 12
Pages : 1
Words : 2407
Listed in Historical Drama
First Page : Historical Note Life in the Florida Keys of the 1930s was easy compared to many other places during the Great Depression. Although residents lacked most of the modern conveniences we consider necessary today, food was plentiful and winters were mild. Sun-seeking tourists were attracted to the glorious beaches, riding Henry Flagler's fantastic East Coast Railway all the way down to Key West. But it was also a time of high racial tension. Jim Crow laws, which segregated every aspect of life, were in force and would face no serious legal challenge until 1950. Lynchings were commonplace across the South, and Florida had

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