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The Resource Little boy lost, J. D. Trafford

Little boy lost, J. D. Trafford

Label
Little boy lost
Title
Little boy lost
Statement of responsibility
J. D. Trafford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Attorney Justin Glass's practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn't doing so well that he can afford to work for free. But when eight-year-old Tanisha Walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn't have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well. But all that was found of Devon Walker was his brutally murdered body--and the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers, all discarded like trash in a mass grave. Each had been reported missing. And none had been investigated. As simmering racial tensions explode into violence Justin...vows to search for the killer..."--P. [4] of cover
Summary
When eight-year-old Tanisha Walker asks attorney Justin Glass to find her missing brother, he doesn’t have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well, but instead found his body in a mass grave—with the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers. Each had been reported missing, but the cops had not investigated. Justin vows to find the killer, and finds himself giving voice to the discontent plaguing the city’s forgotten and ignored as simmering racial tensions explode into violence
Tone
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10573440
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Trafford, J. D
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African American teenagers
  • African Americans
  • Murder
  • African American teenagers
  • African Americans
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Legal stories
  • Murder
  • Race relations
  • Suspense fiction
  • FICTION / African American / Mystery & Detective
  • FICTION / Legal
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Missouri
Target audience
adult
Label
Little boy lost, J. D. Trafford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1827796
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9781503943940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781503943940
  • (OCoLC)967974159
Label
Little boy lost, J. D. Trafford
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1827796
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9781503943940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781503943940
  • (OCoLC)967974159

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