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Bluebird, bluebird : a novel / Attica Locke.

By: Locke, Attica [author.]Contributor(s): Jackson, J. D [narrator]Material type: SoundSoundSeries: Highway 59 ; bk. 1.Publisher: [New York, NY] : Hachette Audio, 2017Edition: UnabridgedDescription: 1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 28 min., 03 sec.)) : digitalContent type: spoken word Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781478968245; 1478968249Subject(s): Texas Rangers -- Fiction | Texas Rangers | African American police -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | Texas, East -- Fiction | African American police | Murder -- Investigation | Race relations | Texas, EastGenre/Form: Audiobooks. | Downloadable audio books. | Audiobooks. | Fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3612.O247Online resources: Click here to access MontanaLibrary2Go title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by J. D. Jackson.Summary: A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire.When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home.When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes--and save himself in the process--before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. A rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas, Bluebird, Bluebird is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America.
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A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire.When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home.When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes--and save himself in the process--before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. A rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas, Bluebird, Bluebird is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America.

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