Book review excerpt from News Messenger:
Marshall native to speak about book during two events
Monday, July 28, 2008
"Former broadcaster, public relations official and media relations director turned author, Jerome Davis, will return to Marshall Thursday for two appearances.
He will first address the Marshall Rotary Club at its noon luncheon while capping off the day as a guest of Friends of a Library where he will appear at a book signing while also visiting with the public. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Marshall Public Library.
"Midian, Marshall & Me," a historical novel released in March, is the title of Davis' first work that is described on the Trafford.com Web site, the book's publisher, as "a book (that) relates the history of Marshall, Texas, its role in the nation's civil rights movement, and the survival of a friendship between a white boy and a black boy during the turbulent years after Brown vs. Board of Education."
"I grew up not understanding why people thought the way they thought," Davis said ...."