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Bluebird, bluebird: a novel

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Highway 59 volume 1.
Publisher:
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Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
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A "heartbreakingly resonant" thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy-winning Fox TV show Empire (USA Today).
"In Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke had both mastered the thriller and exceeded it."-Ann Patchett
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. From a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire, Bluebird, Bluebird is a rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas.
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"In Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke had both mastered the thriller and exceeded it."-Ann Patchett
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seriesHighway 59
series_with_volumeHighway 59|1
subject_facetAfrican American police -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Large type books
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Noir fiction
Race relations -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
Texas Rangers -- Fiction
Texas, East -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
title_displayBluebird, bluebird : a novel
title_fullBluebird, Bluebird
Bluebird, bluebird : a novel / Attica Locke
Bluebird, bluebird [text (large print)] / by Attica Locke
title_shortBluebird, bluebird
title_suba novel
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
African American police
Fiction
Investigation
Murder
Mystery
Race relations
Thriller