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  • Bluebird, Bluebird

  • By: Attica Locke
  • Narrated by: JD Jackson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,280
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,278

When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the Lone Star State, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders - a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman - have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but very irritating

  • By Tunde on 01-15-18

Very good book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-17

Although this is murder mystery and has you guessing who was behind the murders, the author gives us a taste of racism that many of us have not experienced. Many things to think about !!!

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