After mistakenly shooting the son of an affluent black family during a routine traffic stop, black police officer Carson Blake struggles to cope with his feelings of shame, family discord, drinking bouts, and alienation from his colleagues as he works to put his life back together.
"Book design by Jennifer Ann Daddio." Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards - Fiction, Winner, 2007
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks. Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained. Banks Collection copy has autograph of Marita Golden. Banks Collection copy has book review from Book World laid in.