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Author: James E Cherry
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The festering racial tensions in a Tennessee backwater town called Forrest come to the boil after a black grandmother is raped and shot by a gang of white teenagers. Only one man has the capacity to keep a lid on the mounting violence and that's the town's senior black cop, Walter Robinson. Only trouble is Walter's own life isn't in great shape: his constant infidelities are wrecking his marriage, and his nephew  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Cherry
ISBN: 9781852424923 1852424923
OCLC Number: 132313908
Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: James E. Cherry.

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The festering racial tensions in a Tennessee backwater town called Forrest come to the boil after a black grandmother is raped and shot by a gang of white teenagers. Only one man has the capacity to  Read more...

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?[An] impassioned first novel?there is no doubt that he is a talented writer? Sunday Telegraph ?Packed full of rich imagery? flowing description gives the town, its people and surroundings a life Read more...

 
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