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Darktown: A Novel - Thomas Mullen
Darktown: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781501133862 (1501133861)
ASIN: 1501133861
Publisher: Atria / 37 Ink
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Nothing better than a good book...
Nothing better than a good book... rated it
4.5 Darktown
Author: Thomas Mullen Rating 4.5 stars I'm gonna post the book blurb because that is what convinced me to read it. Well that and the amazing reviews this book was getting: Responding from pressure on high, the Atlanta police department is forced to hire its first black officers in 1948. The newl...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.5 Darktown by Thomas Mullen
Despite wearing the same uniforms as the white police force, the first black police officers in Atlanta, GA shared none of the other benefits afforded to white officers at the time. Forced to work out of the basement of the YMCA, provided with no patrol cars, not allowed to investigate anything and ...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
What a great book. This truly showed the emotions, the bigotry, the racism and the lack of education of our country during this era. And it showed it in such a personal way. These characters actually came to life and you could feel those police officers fear. What a scam. Call them officers, dress t...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it
4.0 A historical time so far and yet so close to ours. And a great yarn.
Thanks to Net Galley and to Little, Brown Book UK for offering me a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This novel combines an intriguing plot (a police-procedural thriller about an African-American young woman murdered in mysterious circumstances that many want to cover up) with...
JDCMustReadBooks
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5.0 Darktown
By: Thomas Mullen ISBN: 9781501133862Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: 9/13/2016 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ A special thank you to Atria and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Most Anticipated Book of 2016! Worth all the hype and more. CONGRATS, to Mull...
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