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The Resource Black Water Rising

Black Water Rising

Label
Black Water Rising
Title
Black Water Rising
Statement of responsibility
by Attica Locke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Attica Locke—a writer and producer of FOX's Empire—delivers an engrossing, complex, and cinematic thriller about crime and racial justiceLos Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist (Mystery/Thriller)Edgar Award Nominee (Best First Novel)The Orange Prize for Fiction (Shortlist)"A near-perfect balance of trenchant social commentary, rich characterizations, and action-oriented plot.... Attica Locke [is] a writer wise beyond her years." — Los Angeles Times"Atmospheric... deeply nuanced... akin to George Pelecanos or Dennis Lehane.... Subtle and compelling." — New York Times
Member of
Summary
When African-American lawyer Jay Porter jumps into the bayou to save a drowning white woman in Houston, Texas, in 1981, he finds his practice and life in danger when he becomes embroiled in a murder investigation involving Houston's elite
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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313880
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Jay Porter novels
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Black Water Rising
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:051cb288-1c79-4424-9a25-afc26614b2dc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061886263
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Black Water Rising
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:051cb288-1c79-4424-9a25-afc26614b2dc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061886263
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Bellaire City LibraryBorrow it
      5111 Jessamine, Bellaire, TX, 77401, US
      29.701745 -95.469561
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