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Era of Change - ANNE RILEY
“Loretta Cobb’s new novel, How Can I Keep from Singing?, centers around Bonita Byrnes – a girl on the cusp of womanhood during the Civil Rights era in Birmingham. Bonita lives in the city’s working class neighborhoods, and her mother, Ida, runs a boarding house. As Bonita comes of age and her mother makes one poor …