By Deb Spera
It’s 1924 South Carolina and the quarter remains to be improving from the notorious boll weevil infestation that devastated the land and the financial system. Gertrude, a mom of 4, needs to make an unconscionable determination to avoid wasting her daughters from hunger or die by the hands of an abusive husband. Retta is navigating a harsh global as a first-generation freed slave, nonetheless hired through the Coles, influential plantation owners who as soon as owned her kinfolk. Annie is the matriarch of the Coles kinfolk and needs to come to phrases with the poor fact that has ripped her family members apart.
These 3 ladies probably don't have anything in universal, but as they unite to face as much as the bad injustices that experience lengthy plagued the small city, they locate energy within the bond that ties girls jointly. advised within the pitch-perfect voices of Gertrude, Retta and Annie, Alligator is an audacious, undying tale concerning the strength of relatives, deep-buried secrets and techniques and the ferocity of motherhood.
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