Paris Minton is a man who would just as soon walk away from trouble as stand up to it. But in 1950s Los Angeles, sometimes trouble just comes and gets you. When one of L.A.'s wealthiest women hires Paris and his friend Fearless Jones to find a missing nephew, Paris steps into the a complex and terrifying corner of the black bourgeoisie, and wonders whom he should fear more - the people he's looking for or the people he's working for.
"One of the best"
The spider plays a dramatic role in many African stories. He is often exceptionally resourceful - as is evident in this Nigerian folktale. In the stories of the Ashanti he is known as Kwaku Anansi.
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
"One Good Turn Yields Unexpected Consequences"