Results for Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Fiction.
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FIC AFI
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First edition.
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317 pages ; 21 cm.
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"The start of an exciting new historical mystery series set during the Harlem Renaissance from debut author Nekesa Afia. Harlem, 1926. Young black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead. Following a harrowing kidnapping ordeal when she was in her teens, Louise is doing everything she can to maintain a normal life. She's succeeding, too. She spends her days working at Maggie's Café and her nights at the Zodiac, Harlem's hottest speakeasy. Louise's friends might say she's running from her past and the notoriety that still stalks her, but don't tell her that. When a girl turns up dead in front of the café, Louise is forced to confront something she's been trying to ignore-two other local black girls have been murdered over the past few weeks. After an altercation with a police officer gets her arrested, Louise is given an ultimatum: She can either help solve the case or wind up in a jail cell. Louise has no choice but to investigate and soon finds herself toe-to-toe with a murderous mastermind hell-bent on taking more lives, maybe even her own"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN/ISSN
9780593199107 (trade pbk.)
0593199103
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FIC HOL
Descript.
215 pages ; 23 cm
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Contents
INCIDENT -- My Baby Gone? -- THE WAR YEARS and A RENAISSANCE -- Your Money or Your Life -- Just Us Women -- Peculiar Since Day One -- From Peril to Promise -- Selma Althea Mosby -- A GREAT DEPRESSION -- (No) Credit to the Race -- Tell Me -- Kin -- The Words to Say It -- Just Prudent -- Far to Go -- Marks Like a Map -- Where You Been? -- A Wild Tangle -- The Web She Offered -- Home Training -- Women's Work -- Quem Quaeritis? -- All the Dark Things -- How We Doin? -- The Kidnap Book -- Let the Dead Bury Their Dead -- How Long You Got? -- A Common Denominator -- Some Things Stay -- A Ways and a Means.
Summary
"A kidnapping tests the mettle, resourcefulness, and intuition of Harlem's first "colored" policeman in this mystery, set during New York's Harlem Renaissance. The story references the infamous Lindbergh baby kidnapping"-- Provided by publisher.
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9780810143531 (pbk.)
0810143534 (pbk.)
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YA FIC WAT
Descript.
290 pages ; 22 cm
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Harlem teenager Nala is looking forward to a summer of movies and ice cream until she falls in love with the very woke Tye and pretends to be a social activist.
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9781547600601 (hardback)
1547600608 (hardback)
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