In My Father's House
A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. In St. Adrienne, a small black community in Louisiana, Reverend Phillip Martin--a respected minister and civil rights leader--comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the person of Robert X, a young, unkempt stranger who arrives in town for a mysterious "meeting" with the Reverend. In the confrontation between the two, the young man's secret burden explodes into the open, and Phillip Martin begins a long-neglected journey into his youth to discover how destructive his former life was, for himself and for those around him.
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Black Culture and Black Consciousness in Literature
Chidi Ikonné,Ebele Eko,Julia Oku
Snippet view - 1987
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Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart
No preview available - 2010