By N.E. Edelen
The 12 months is 1997, and 5 former la law enforcement officials assemble for lunch. they start reminiscing approximately their assignments at 77th highway department. They speak of racism, riots and their lives at the LAPD’s robust blue line of silence. months earlier than the 1965 Watts revolt, one of many males, Q. Sanes, corroborated the testimony of a white officer who claimed the LAPD was once racist. With the conviction of O.J. Simpson a number of days prior to within the civil swimsuit for the wrongful loss of life of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, the boys observe that the racial volatility of town of Angels remains to be primary after 3 many years of deep social upheaval and change.
About the writer:
N.E. Edelen has been writing professionally in view that 1966 while he wrote academic motion pictures on black historical past. He used to be a author for “Serendipity,” a children’s Saturday morning television sequence that gained an Emmy award; he was once author and affiliate manufacturer of “Preacher Man,” a documentary that was once nominated for an Emmy, then he used to be co-writer-producer of a bicentennial specified known as “The maximum tale by no means Told.” Edelen grew up in Indiana the place he attended segregated public colleges. He later moved to l. a., and he almost immediately lives in Southern California. After it slow You ask yourself is Edelen’s first novel and is the ultimate episode in a trilogy; he's at the moment writing the 1st episode.
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