|Statement||by Charles George.|
|Series||Eldridge black face sketches|
|LC Classifications||PN6120.N4 G4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||23|
|LC Control Number||ca 36000859|
Darktown is an excellent book that works at many levels. At heart, it's a crime novel, but beyond that, it has a great deal to say about the time and place in which the story plays out. Set in Atlanta shortly after World War II, the book opens just after the city government has forced the police department to hire its first eight black officers.4/5. Book Summary The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth delivers a riveting and elegant police procedural set in Atlanta, exploring a murder, corrupt police, and strained race relations that feels ripped from today's headlines. “Some books educate, some books entertain, Thomas Mullen’s Darktown is the rare book that does both.” — Huffington Post The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth delivers a riveting and elegant police procedural set in Atlanta, exploring a murder, corrupt police, and strained race relations that feels ripped from today's. Darktown, set in s Atlanta, follows the story of Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith, two of Atlanta's first African-American police officers. The novel begins when Boggs and Smith are patrolling in a predominantly African-American neighborhood when they witness a white man hit and knock over a lamppost and slowly flee the scene.
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Readers’ questions about Darktown (Darktown, #1). 5 questions answered. Mark I'm sure that this answer is too late. If members of your book club have read this book and they don't have enough to say without being prompted with more I'm sure that this answer is too late. If members of your book club have read this book and they don't have enough to say without being prompted with a bunch of. 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 a tense and little explored historical background, post-WWII Atlanta, a place where racial. African american wedding satired ib darktown wedding. Early s, the Darktown Comics illustrated by Thomas Worth () and James Cameron (). “Some books educate, some books entertain, Thomas Mullen’s Darktown is the rare book that does both.” — Huffington Post Award-winning author Thomas Mullen is a “wonderful architect of intersecting plotlines and unexpected answers”(The Washington Post) in this timely and provocative mystery and brilliant exploration of race, law enforcement, and justice in s Atlanta.