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[PDF / Epub] ☉ Report an issue By Thrity Umrigar – Izmirescort.pro The bestselling critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race class privilege and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questionThe bestselling critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race class privilege and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing ambitious emotionally wrenching novel of two familiesone black one whiteDuring a terrible heat wave in 1991the worst in a decadeten year old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects alone for seven days without air conditioning or a fan With no electricity the refrigerator and lights do not work Hot hungry and desperate Anton shatters a window and climbs out Cutting his leg on the broken glass he is covered in blood when the police find him Juanita his mother is discovered in a crack house less than three blocks away nearly unconscious and half naked When she comes to she repeatedly asks for her baby boy She never meant to leave Antonshe went out for a quick hit and was headed right back until her drug dealer raped her and kept her high Though the bond between mother and son is extremely strong Anton is placed with child services while Juanita goes to jailThe Harvard educated son of a US senator Judge David Coleman is a scion of northeastern white privilege Desperate to have a child in the house again after the tragic death of his teenage son David uses his power and connections to keep his new foster son Anton with him and his wife Deloresactions that will have devastating consequences in the years to come Following in his adopted familys footsteps Anton too rises within the establishment But when he discovers the truth about his life his birth mother and his adopted parents this man of the law must come to terms with the moral complexities of crimes committed by the people he loves most.

The bestselling critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race class privilege and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing ambitious emotionally wrenching novel of two familiesone black one whiteDuring a terrible heat wave in 1991the worst in a decadeten year old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects alone for seven days without air conditioning or a fan With no electricity the refrigerator and lights do not work Hot hungry and desperate Anton shatters a window and climbs out Cutting his leg on the broken glass he is covered in blood when the police find him Juanita his mother is discovered in a crack house less than three blocks away nearly unconscious and half naked When she comes to she repeatedly asks for her baby boy She never meant to leave Antonshe went out for a quick hit and was headed right back until her drug dealer raped her and kept her high Though the bond between mother and son is extremely strong Anton is placed with child services while Juanita goes to jailThe Harvard educated son of a US senator Judge David Coleman is a scion of northeastern white privilege Desperate to have a child in the house again after the tragic death of his teenage son David uses his power and connections to keep his new foster son Anton with him and his wife Deloresactions that will have devastating consequences in the years to come Following in his adopted familys footsteps Anton too rises within the establishment But when he discovers the truth about his life his birth mother and his adopted parents this man of the law must come to terms with the moral complexities of crimes committed by the people he loves most.

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report epub issue book Report an pdf Report an issue PDF/EPUBThe bestselling critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race class privilege and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing ambitious emotionally wrenching novel of two familiesone black one whiteDuring a terrible heat wave in 1991the worst in a decadeten year old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects alone for seven days without air conditioning or a fan With no electricity the refrigerator and lights do not work Hot hungry and desperate Anton shatters a window and climbs out Cutting his leg on the broken glass he is covered in blood when the police find him Juanita his mother is discovered in a crack house less than three blocks away nearly unconscious and half naked When she comes to she repeatedly asks for her baby boy She never meant to leave Antonshe went out for a quick hit and was headed right back until her drug dealer raped her and kept her high Though the bond between mother and son is extremely strong Anton is placed with child services while Juanita goes to jailThe Harvard educated son of a US senator Judge David Coleman is a scion of northeastern white privilege Desperate to have a child in the house again after the tragic death of his teenage son David uses his power and connections to keep his new foster son Anton with him and his wife Deloresactions that will have devastating consequences in the years to come Following in his adopted familys footsteps Anton too rises within the establishment But when he discovers the truth about his life his birth mother and his adopted parents this man of the law must come to terms with the moral complexities of crimes committed by the people he loves most.

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