Magic City
Harper Perennial

Magic City

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"A compelling page-turner that will keep readers hoping against hope that everything will somehow, magically, turn out for the best." ? Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionWith a new Afterword from the author reflecting on the 100th anniversary of one of the most heinous tragedies in American history?the 1921 burning of Greenwood, an affluent black section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, known as the "Negro Wall Street"?Jewell Parker Rhodes' powerful and unforgettable novel of racism, vigilantism, and injustice, weaves history, mysticism, and murder into a harrowing tale of dreams and violence gone awry. Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921. A white woman and a black man are alone in an elevator. Suddenly, the woman screams, the man flees, and the chase to capture and lynch him begins.When Joe Samuels, a young Black man with dreams of becoming the next Houdini, is accused of rape, he must perform his greatest escape by eluding a bloodthirsty mob. Mea


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