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Attica Locke

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Syntymäaika
1974
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
Houston, Texas, USA
Asuinpaikat
Los Angeles, California, USA
Koulutus
Northwestern University
Ammatit
screenwriter
writer
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Attica Locke is a writer whose first novel, Black Water Rising, was nominated for a 2010 Edgar Award, a 2010 NAACP Image Award, as well as a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was longlisted for an Orange Prize in the UK. Attica is also a screenwriter who has written movie and television scripts for Paramount, Warner Bros, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, HBO, Dreamworks and Silver Pictures. She was also a fellow at the Sundance Institute’s Feature Filmmakers Lab and is a graduate of Northwestern University. A native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and daughter. 

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"Black Water Rising" by Attica Locke, Orange January/July (elokuu 2011)

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Good mystery. I liked it. Good character and story. I’m not the biggest mystery fan and this book didn’t change that, but I liked it well enough.
 
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BookyMaven | 68 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 21, 2024 |
another great and provocative book . A 9 year old racist in the making kidnapped, native americans, former slaves, the aryan brotherhood and the literal swamp make for a complex moral dilemma with interesting twists and turns
 
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cspiwak | 21 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 6, 2024 |
3.75 stars

Darren is a black man and a Texas Ranger. Though he is on suspension, he gets a tip that there have been two murders one county over – a black man and a white woman. Bodies found in the river a few days apart. Initially, he heads over just to see what things are looking like. Turns out there is an active chapter of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (a modern-day KKK) in this small town where there hasn’t been even one murder in decades. When he does get the go ahead from his Ranger supervisor to help investigate, the local sheriff isn’t thrilled.

I mostly liked this, but some of the flashbacks to previous happenings didn’t completely hold my interest. I liked Darren, but didn’t like some of the other characters much. I feel like dark and gritty are good words to describe this one. I do plan to continue with book 2 at some point.
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LibraryCin | 68 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 26, 2024 |
I might have enjoyed it more reading it on the page? I enjoyed her explication of the protagonist's identity as a Black Texas and member of law enforcement more than the procedural. The Randi character was not as compelling as she should have been, and the Lisa character also didn't have much to offer. I also wasn't sure what to make of the flashbacks from other characters' pov: were these to be seen as fact/reliable? I'd like to read the next one to see where she takes the character because his journey was the most interesting part.… (lisätietoja)
½
 
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eas7788 | 68 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 3, 2024 |

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