Books by Jonathan Odell

THE HEALING by Jonathan Odell
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Odell (The View from Delphi, 2004) stirs lyricism and sentiment into a well-researched epic of slavery and emancipation that will endear itself to the spirituality inclined."
When the daughter of a woman who has overdosed on a potion meant to induce an abortion comes into former slave Gran Gran's care, she recalls the saga of plantation slaves to whom emancipation eventually came, an exodus for some while others remained rooted to the soil of their captivity. Read full book review >
THE VIEW FROM DELPHI by Jonathan Odell
Released: June 1, 2004

"On balance, a promising first effort."
Fast-paced but thoughtful story of a friendship across the racial divide in 1950s Mississippi. Read full book review >