Overdue book survives 2 marriages, 5 new houses and 9 presidents. It was returned nearly 50 years later.

In the spring of 1969, Rick Childress had a lot on his mind after graduating from Calumet High School.

One thing on his to-do list was to check out the 1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Confessions of Nat Turner,” by William Styron, a revised first-person narrative concerning the slave revolt…

Source: Chicago tribune