By N.E. Edelen
The 12 months is 1997, and 5 former l. a. cops 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 prior to 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 ahead of within the civil go well with for the wrongful dying of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, the boys become aware of that the racial volatility of the town of Angels remains to be frequent after 3 a long time of deep social upheaval and change.
About the writer:
N.E. Edelen has been writing professionally on account that 1966 whilst 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 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 used to be co-writer-producer of a bicentennial distinct referred to as “The maximum tale by no means Told.” Edelen grew up in Indiana the place he attended segregated public colleges. He later moved to la, and he almost immediately 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 presently writing the 1st episode.
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