“Riveting.” –Kirkus Reviews
“Will leave you reeling – and thinking.”
–M*A*S*H star Mike Farrell
Can a Mississippi police chief intercept a would-be assassin without knowing his name, age, race, appearance or even the sound of his voice? Will Gideon be turned from his quest by his encounters, past and present, along the way?
How did the decades-spanning heritage of white supremacist violence shape a murderer?
Mississippi Reckoning reveals the personal histories that set Gideon on his path of vengeance – and that brought his client to death row.
“Linking the story of a condemned man
in present-day California with the story of
deep-southern horror from which that man emerged,
Mitchell Zimmerman has crafted
a heart-pounding, soul-wrenching narrative.”
–Federal Judge and civil rights pioneer Thelton Henderson