We cast a shadow / Maurice Carlos Ruffin.

By: Ruffin, Maurice Carlos
Publisher: New York : One World, 2020 ©2019Description: 324 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9780525509073Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): African Americans -- Southern States -- Fiction | Fathers and sons -- Southern States -- Fiction | Surgery, Plastic -- Southern States -- FictionGenre/Form: Dystopian fiction. | Political fiction.Summary: In this near-future Southern city plagued by fenced-in ghettos and police violence, more and more residents are turning to this experimental medical procedure. Like any father, our narrator just wants the best for his son, Nigel, a biracial boy whose black birthmark is getting bigger by the day. The darker Nigel becomes, the more frightened his father feels. But how far will he go to protect his son? And will he destroy his family in the process?
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In this near-future Southern city plagued by fenced-in ghettos and police violence, more and more residents are turning to this experimental medical procedure. Like any father, our narrator just wants the best for his son, Nigel, a biracial boy whose black birthmark is getting bigger by the day. The darker Nigel becomes, the more frightened his father feels. But how far will he go to protect his son? And will he destroy his family in the process?

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