Journey of a Cotton Blossom by J.C. Villegas
Mixed-race slave Joseph is on a desperate journey to find the mother he lost at birth. Years later, Joseph's son, Isaiah, faces his own journey: coming to terms with his homosexuality. Both men face rejection, isolation, and fear as they are forced to find strength within. Journey of a Cotton Blossom by J.C. Villegas weaves a complex tale that brings readers from 1940s Mississippi to the civil rights era of the '60s and the push for LGBTQ equality. Villegas has crafted a riveting tale of man's struggle with identity and survival.