Southland

by Nina Revoyr
Southland
  • ISBN-13: 9781888451412
  • Author(s): Nina Revoyr
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 01-05-2003
  • Format: p/b

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The second novel from the author of the acclaimed book, The Necessary Hunger, Southland is a compelling story of race, love, murder and history, set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. Jackie Ishida is in her last semester of law school when her grandfather dies unexpectedly. While trying to fulfill a request from his wills, Jackie finds herself pulled into the unreported deaths four black teenagers, killed during the Watts Riots of 1965. In the process, Jackie unearths the long-held secrets of her family's history - and her own.
About the book

The second novel from the author of the acclaimed book, The Necessary Hunger, Southland is a compelling story of race, love, murder and history, set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. Jackie Ishida is in her last semester of law school when her grandfather dies unexpectedly. While trying to fulfill a request from his wills, Jackie finds herself pulled into the unreported deaths four black teenagers, killed during the Watts Riots of 1965. In the process, Jackie unearths the long-held secrets of her family's history - and her own.

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