July 2016: The Free State of Jones

Official CBC July 2016 selection:

The Free State of Jones
Book written by Victoria E. Bynum

Film Dir. Gary Ross

Inspired by the life of Newton Knight and his armed revolt against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi, throughout the American Civil War. The story is based on the history of Jones County, Mississippi during the Civil War and the immediately following period.

Book purchase links:

The Free State of Jones by Victoria E. Bynum
Book Culture
Strand Book Store
Amazon

The Free State of Jones trailer (movie release July 24, 2016)

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