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Urban Circle Book Club: Casanegra

In this gritty, provocative mystery, Tennyson Hardwick lives on the fringes of the good life in Hollywood. But in the wake of his father's stroke, Tennyson has to save himself from taking a fall for murder. In the process he discovers his hidden talents--the hard way. We'll discuss how African-American crime fiction has been influenced by Dashiell Hammett and the hard-boiled detective genre.This event is part of The Big Read 2008.

Book Club Info
Title: 
Casanegra
Author: 
Blair Underwood
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Event Info
Date: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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