Secrets Beyond the Garden

| August 15, 2017


It’s 1961, and with the election of a new U.S. president, Coloreds finally have hope for a better life for their families. But in a small town in central Texas that hope remains illusive. Segregation and racism are pervasive. And in this town, where secrets rarely stay secret for long, the Harrison family endures an illicit love affair, poverty, and infidelity when a colored father gets a job working as a gardener for a white widow, who begins to depend more on his emotional support than his gardening skills. Race mixing is considered criminal, and their arrangement has disaster written all over it.


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