William Richard Russell (1915-2000) was a former Army intelligence officer, editor of the Army Times, and a Europe-based journalist best known for his novel A Wind is Rising (1950) and his non-fiction memoir Berlin Embassy (1940). His other novels include Robert Cain (1942), Strayhorn (1948), and Love Affair (1956).
Twelve literary masterpieces by 12 acclaimed authors, back in print for the first time in 60 years, and collected in one MASSIVE ebook for the first time ever.
The Awakening by John Cantwell
Beyond Defeat by Hans Werner Richter
Crow by Donald Stewart
The Glory Jumpers by Delano Stagg
The Freebooters by Robert Wernick
A Wind is Rising by William Russell
Tamiko by Ronald Kirkbride
The Face of My Assassin by Carolyn Weston and Jan Huchins
A Multitude of Men by William Dale Smith
The Integration of Maybelle Brown by Bonnie Golightly
Ward 20 by James Warner Bellah
The Compassionate Tiger by Hunton Downs
A searing, brutally realistic novel of race relations in the deep south, finally back in print for the first time in 70 years.
"The most moving and convincing novel of the South that I have ever read. It has just the right degree of realism...it spares no one." Howard University Professor Alain LeRoy Locke, the first African-American Rhodes Scholar.
Acting bad came easily to everyone on the huge, isolated Mississippi delta plantation...until the tensions between the white overseers and the black sharecroppers exploded in bloodshed... leaving a white man dead and Brother Jackson, a black man, falsely jailed for murder and facing certain death in a rigged trial.