Brothers and Sisters
Brothers and Sisters is set in the white-hot center of racially troubled Los Angeles, still healing from the deep scars of riot, violence, and suspicion. At the story's heart is Esther Jackson, an African-American who has built a promising career at a downtown bank. When a black man is hired as a senior vice-president, Esther is heartened - until his interest in a white officer at the bank percolates into sexual harassment. Esther is forced to choose between commitment to the friend who is being harassed and loyalty to a person of her own race. When a looting of bank accounts creates suspicions along racial lines, Esther must rethink her life even further, and her vision of the American dream.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
Esther Jackson is trying to make a career for herself at a downtown Los Angeles bank right after the April 1992 riots. She currently works in middle management but dreams of climbing higher. She knows ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CharlotteMarie - LibraryThing
This was a brilliantly written tome on a number of contemporary issues told from the perspective of a women colliding with what it means to be professionally determined; female in a male dominated ... Read full review