Black & White by Lewis Shiner

By Lewis Shiner

Whilst Michael follows his death father to North Carolina, a life of lies starts to solve. His pursuit of his father's past--haunted by means of voodoo, adultery and murder--takes him to a spot known as Hayti, as soon as the main wealthy black group within the South. Now the mysteries of Michael's personal history develop into an issue of lifestyles and demise, as racial conflicts slightly restricted because the Nineteen Sixties erupt again.Rooted within the real tale of the USA government's city renewal coverage and its disastrous aftermath, Black & White is a literary mystery, a relations saga, and a searing portrait of institutionalized hatred.

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Hope you still feel that way in a week or a month. ” His gaze shifted to the dust billowing out from the overpass. “It’s cold. ” The work c rew made good progress, stopping every few minutes to clean chunks of concrete out of the hole. The crime scene unit, in earplugs and clear plastic goggles, sorted through the rubble and periodically looked at the hole itself. A separate worker with a cutting torch stepped in twice to burn through sections of rebar. Still they were unable to finish by nightfall.

All right? ” “Do it,” Coleman said. 30 lewis shine r Michael called 911 from the bedside phone. “I don’t know if this is exactly an emergency,” he told the operator. ” He ended up with a homicide detective named Frank Bishop. Bishop’s manner was kind and unhurried. He let Michael work through a summary of the situation, then said, “First off, I need to get statements from you, Mr. Coleman, and your father. The best thing would be if you and Mr. ” “No,” Michael said. ” Durham Poli c e headquarte r s was five stories of late 1950s modernism, vertical stripes of glass between concrete panels.

He had occasional nightmares about working in an office, answering telephones, trying to remember something vital he’d forgotten to do. He always woke with a renewed sense of gratitude for his chosen profession. Even now, with so much of his personal history in dispute, he was able to lose himself in his work. When his cell phone rang an hour later, it came as a shock. ” said his mother, with no preamble. Your father won’t tell me what it was about. ” “My father. ’ That’s when I knew it was your fault.

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