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 road department. They speak of racism, riots and their lives at the LAPD’s robust blue line of silence. months ahead of 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 couple of days sooner than within the civil swimsuit for the wrongful dying of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, the lads detect that the racial volatility of the town of Angels remains to be generic after 3 many years of deep social upheaval and change.
About the writer:
N.E. Edelen has been writing professionally when you consider that 1966 while he wrote academic movies on black historical past. He was once a author for “Serendipity,” a children’s Saturday morning television sequence that received an Emmy award; he was once author and affiliate manufacturer of “Preacher Man,” a documentary that was once nominated for an Emmy, then he was once co-writer-producer of a bicentennial precise known as “The maximum tale by no means Told.” Edelen grew up in Indiana the place he attended segregated public faculties. He later moved to la, and he shortly lives in Southern California. After some time 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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