The Fields of Shelby County
By Brenda A. Fields
The Fields of Shelby County revolves around Brenda Fields, the 7th daughter of Sidney and Lue Ollie Fields. The book provides insight into Sidney and Lue Ollie’s historical unification, as well as the Fields children born within this union. Also, Sidney and Lue Ollie’s journey to entrepreneurship, family life, and troubled times. Brenda Fields also reflects her life experiences through education, employment, relationships, raising her sons, adopting a granddaughter, the tragic death of her niece, military life, and interviews with people who gave me their views on racism that took place in the 1950s and 1960s. Photos of family members and her poetry.