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Landscapes of the Heart "The Elizabeth Spencer Story
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Friday, October 23, at 8pm on MPB TV

Take a look at the life and work of an extraordinary Mississippi author. Three years before "To Kill a Mockingbird," Spencer authored one of the earliest novels recounting racial tension in the South, "The Voice at the Back Door." The novel was recommended for a 1957 Pulitzer Prize that was never awarded. Today, her works are considered among the most important pieces of literature from a female writer of her time.

Find out more about this documentary at elizabethspencerdocumentary.org.

Landscapes of the Heart - The Elizabeth Spencer Story trailer from Rebecca Cerese on Vimeo.