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Darktown: a Novel



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Author
Mullen, Thomas
Descriptors
African-Americans
Mystery-The South
Police Misconduct
Police Procedurals
Location/Setting:
Atlanta, Georgia
Time Period:
1940s
20th Century
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Summary
It is 1948 and the city of Atlanta, Georgia has just hired their first African American police officers. Despite hostility from their white peers and distrust within the black community, fledgling officers Boggs and Smith are determined to solve the murder of a black woman last seen in the car of a white man. (First in the Darktown Mystery Series.)
Critique
This atmospheric novel deftly illuminates a little-known period of American history. The first in the Darktown series. Recommended.
ISBN
9781501133862
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# of Pages
371
Published
2016
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Reviewer's Initials: CZ


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