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Shadow Of Light
by James E. Cherry

    Publication Date: Jun 01, 2008
    List Price: $14.95
    Format: Paperback, 224 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781852424923
    Imprint: Serpent’s Tail
    Publisher: Serpent’s Tail
    Parent Company: Serpent’s Tail

    Paperback Description:

    “Like the work of Richard Wright, Shadow of Light is in the tradition of black novels that become unforgettable.”—Jerry W. Ward, Jr.Black cop. White town. Deep South.The festering racial tensions in a Tennessee backwater town come to a 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.A two-fisted portrayal of the South today—riven by poverty, drugs, and racism, but still struggling toward a better future.James E. Cherry is a new African American voice. Shadow of Light is his first novel.

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