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After moving to America, Nick Wideman - son of a Greek sprinter and an American pole vaulter - is dumbfounded when he is criticized by the black community and ostracized by whites for transferring to all-black Central High School in an attempt to join a nationally acclaimed 400-meter relay team, whose runners are so fast they are called Rocket Men.

A school-boy's crush on pretty brown Mia Hunter only adds fuel to the fire as Nick battles reverse discrimination and stiff competition to make the team.

©2003 Weyman F. Patterson; (P)2007 Promagic Digital Media

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This story has romance, action, suspense, and a bit of history. Patterson keeps you guessing, right when you think you have it figured out, there's a twist to keep you guessing right down until the end.