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Blood And Brotherhood

Stovall, Eugene

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ISBN 10: 0971669120 / ISBN 13: 9780971669123
Published by Opc 2007-12-01, 2007
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Title: Blood And Brotherhood

Publisher: Opc 2007-12-01

Publication Date: 2007

Book Condition:Good

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PETE JENKINS, a former veteran of the Great European War, who is in Marcus Garvey's African Legion doesn't know who to trust. GRADY JONES, a soldier, whose life he saved in France, is recruited by military intelligence to spy on Garvey's movement. Grady recruits the green-eyed Jamaican beauty, JULIA DUNCAN, to spy on Garvey's Security Officer. And someone unknown to either PETE or GRADY is a double agent who is leaking information to Negro militants, testified by the ferocious defense the African Blood Brotherhood wages against the Ku Klux Klan's and the Oklahoma National Guard in defense ot the Tulsa Black community. However, when JULIA and PETE fall in love, they must flee to Los Angeles to escape both Garvey's hit men and government agents. But they arrive just in time to become involved in the Klan's threat to apply the† Tulsa-solution to LA's Negro community. Set against the background of the Roaring Twenties when lawlessness, government wrongdoing and the Ku Klux Klan rule the land, Blood and Brotherhood dramatizes the epic struggle of the New Negro to win his freedom. It tells the story of military's obsession with the 200,000 Negroes returning from the Great European War and the government's belief that Negroes trained in combat represented a threat to white America ___ a threat that had to be eliminated permanently. Blood and Brotherhood is a rare novel you'd like to reread, "because like with any classic, you can always go back and salivate on that perfect blend of characters, symbolic nuances and delectable intrigue." Arelya Mitchell, publisher of The Mid-South Tribune

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Eugene Stovall was born and raised in Oakland, California where he received a catholic education. At the age of eighteen, he was invested into the Knights of Peter Claver, after having attended St. Joseph’s College Seminary where he studied for the Catholic priesthood. Stovall graduated from Bishop O’Dowd High School and attended St. Mary’s College, but left college to join the U.S. Air Force. In 1966, Stovall graduated magna cum laude from the University of California in 1969, after spending a year studying at the University of Lund in Sweden researching the Swedish Ombudsman. Stovall used this research to write his master’s thesis at the University of California at Davis. Becoming a National Foundation Fellow in 1973, Stovall received his Ph.D in Political Theory from the Political Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Stovall worked for the California State Legislature as well as the University of California’s Institute of Race & Community Relations before going into the corporate world where he worked for Pacific Bell for 18 years. At the same time Dr. Stovall has been an adjunct faculty member at USF, St. Mary’s College, San Francisco State University and Merritt College. In his ten years at St. Mary’s College, he taught such courses as Greek Thought, Roman, Christian & Medieval Thought & Renaissance, 17th & 18th Century Thought using the ‘shared inquiry’ methodology with ‘critical thinking’ outcomes. Eugene Stovall’s previous novels include the 2007 IPPY Bronze Medal winner, Frank Yerby: A Victim’s Guilt. For this first effort In May, 2006, Dr. Stovall hosted a Frank Yerby Symposium at the Oakland Museum. The Hayward South County NAACP honored Stovall for memorializing the great black novelist, Frank Yerby. Stovall’ second novel is entitled, Blood & Brotherhood: A Novel of Love in a Time of Hate. A third novel, The Idumean Covenant: The Fall of Jerusalem, will be published in 2009. A fourth novel, Cassandra’s Curse, is being prepared for release in Spring, 2010. Stovall has also authored two pin guides: Stovall’s Guide to Media Pins and Stovall’s Guide to Disney Pins of the Twentieth Century.

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