Roanoke author Beth Macy releases ‘Truevine’, true story of kidnapped Black Albino brothers


ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – New York Times best selling author and Roanoke resident Beth Macy is releasing another book highlighting a unique story in Southwest Virginia. “Truevine” comes out this week. It tells the story of two Black Albino brothers kidnapped from Franklin County in 1899.

George and Willie Muse were captured and became part of a circus show. The brothers performed all over the world and healdined sold out shows. Meanwhile their mother was living in the Roanoke area and spent decades trying to find her captured sons.

Macy also wrote “Factory Man”.

MEDIA GENERAL may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to MEDIA GENERAL Web sites, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s