OUTSIDE CHILD: A Novel of Murder and New Orleans

Wilson-Fried, Alice

ISBN 10: 0977208125 / ISBN 13: 9780977208128
Published by Walnut Creek, California: Komenar Publishing, (2007.) dj
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. The author's first mystery novel, a gripping story set in pre-Katrina New Orleans, by a woman who grew up in the Magnolia Housing Project and later worked at the Delta Queen Steamboat Company, and whose background lends authenticity to the story, INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 305 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 64325

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Title: OUTSIDE CHILD: A Novel of Murder and New ...

Publisher: Walnut Creek, California: Komenar Publishing, (2007.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Pre-Katrina New Orleans: Ladonis Washington finds success within her grasp after the grisly death of her business mentor. But will she risk her brother's life in her search for the truth?

In OUTSIDE CHILD, Alice Wilson-Fried has written a debut mystery novel that reveals more than the circumstances of murder and its resolution. Alice's childhood in the Magnolia Housing Project and her life thereafter in New Orleans Proper has enabled this talented storyteller to open up the world of native born New Orleans blacks, their communities and their abilities to succeed in their city. Alice takes readers on a tour of a place and society that has raised questions and enlivened curiosity since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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"In Alice Wilson-Fried's debut mystery, OUTSIDE CHILD, pre-Katrina New Orleans comes alive again with patois and poignancy. Fast-paced, down home and real, OUTSIDE CHILD rivets you to the page, keeps you turning pages and brings back a vanished New Orleans. --Cara Black, Author of the Aimee LeDuc Series

"OUTSIDE CHILD is a creole stew of crime, politics, and Southern manners that gives a true flavor of New Orleans before all that water washed away some of the spice. The sibling relationship that's central to the story evokes Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins." --Kevin Arkadie, Writer/Producer of "The Shield"

"Heavy on atmosphere and character, OUTSIDE CHILD evokes a New Orleans that is sadly, no longer there. But in these pages, all the wiles and woes of the seductive city are trotted out . . . Ladonis makes such a memorable debut that I hope this outside child (slang for illegitimate) returns soon to stick it to The Man." --Betty J. Webb, Mystery Scene Magazine

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