November 22, 2016 – In the Heart of Texas: A Novel by Ginger McKnight-Chavers
Course Title: Pop Culture Conversations
Department: Women’s Fiction Studies
Description: In the Heart of Texas is a wry, humorous commentary on the complexities of race, class, relationships, politics, popular culture, and celebrity in our current society. Jo Randolph, the “poor man’s Halle Berry,” has successfully avoided waiting tables since leaving Midland, Texas, but 24 hours of poor decisions in Hollywood send her back home to lay low and reconnect with her roots.