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Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights - a book by Straight, Susan

Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights

A Novel

Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights( )
Author: Straight, Susan
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.99
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A young fireman battles to provide for his family--and struggles to avoid the traps of crime and poverty that surround him Darnell Tucker has more to think about than the average twenty-year-old. A resident of impoverished Rio Seco, California, he works part time as the lone black member of the fire department and will soon be a father. Though he loves his job, cutbacks to the state budget force him to search for new work, and the low-paying...
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Straight, Susan (Author)
Novelist and short story writer Susan Straight graduated from Amherst College in 1984.

She teaches Creative Writing at the University of California in Riverside.

Aquaboogie, her first collection of short stories, won the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and was one of Publishers Weekly's best paperbacks (1990). I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots was named one of 1992's best novels by both Publishers Weekly and USA Today. It was also a New York Times Notable Book.


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