Hiding Place

by John Wideman

A man lay dead in a parking lot. Tommy didn't kill him, but the police will shoot first and ask questions later. Mother Bess is kin, but she is a crazy, mean old lady hiding out high about the Homewood streets--streets that have taken away everything she ever loved. Together, Tommy and Mother Bess are hiding, in anger and fear. Will they find the courage to come out of hiding?

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780395897980
  • ISBN-10: 039589798X
  • Pages: 160
  • Publication Date: 07/06/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 48
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    A man lay dead in a parking lot. Tommy didn't kill him, but the police will shoot first and ask questions later. Mother Bess is kin, but she is a crazy, mean old lady hiding out high about the Homewood streets--streets that have taken away everything she ever loved. Together, Tommy and Mother Bess are hiding, in anger and fear. Will they find the courage to come out of hiding?

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    "Wideman has come into his full powers." The New York Times

    "Wideman has a fluent command of the American language, written and spoken." The Washington Post

    "Wideman moves into the very heart of the black experience in urban America." The Philadelphia Inquirer

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