Three-Fifths

Three-Fifths

Author: John Vercher

Publisher: Pushkin Press

ISBN: 9781782276623

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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‘Mesmerising’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Short, lucid and harrowing’ OBSERVER ‘Dark, gritty and thrilling’ DAILY MAIL ‘Incredibly suspenseful’ ATTICA LOCKE ***An Observer, Guardian and Sunday Times crime fiction/thriller of the month*** Set against the backdrop of the simmering racial tension produced by the LA Riots and the O.J. Simpson trial, comes this powerful hardboiled noir of violence and obsession Pittsburgh, 1995. Twenty-two-year-old Bobby Saraceno is a biracial black man, passing for white. Bobby has hidden his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who just returned from prison a newly radicalized white supremacist. During the night of their reunion, Bobby witnesses Aaron mercilessly assault a young black man with a brick. In the wake of this horrifying act of violence, Bobby must conceal his unwitting involvement in the crime from the police, as well as battle his own personal demons. Three-Fifths is a harrowing story about racism and brutality that is more urgent now than ever. NOMINATED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL NOMINATED FOR THE ANTHONY AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL NOMINATED FOR THE STRAND CRITICS AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL
Three-Fifths
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John Vercher
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-20 - Publisher: Pushkin Press

‘Mesmerising’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Short, lucid and harrowing’ OBSERVER ‘Dark, gritty and thrilling’ DAILY MAIL ‘Incredibly suspenseful’ ATTICA LOCKE ***An Observer, Guardian and Sunday Times crime fiction/thriller of the month*** Set against the backdrop of the simmering racial tension produced by the LA Riots and the O.J. Simpson trial, comes this
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Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Lewis T. Tait, A. Christian Van Gorder
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Africa Research and Publications

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Language: en
Pages: 240
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Categories: Fiction
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Pages: 412
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