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Silhouette of Virtue

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It is 1973. A small college town in Southern Illinois is terrorized by a spree of sadistic assaults. The rapist tells the victims, all Asian women, that he is making them pay for Americas betrayal in Vietnam. When the only other Black faculty member is accused of the crimes, African American philosophy professor Nathan Ribs Rivers struggles to suspend his doubts about his ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published July 29th 2014 by Face Rock Press (first published May 27th 2014)
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Randy
Nov 11, 2014 Randy rated it it was amazing
It's 1973 in a small college town in Southern Illinois.Author Jay Richards gives us a tale set against a backdrop of the end of the war in Vietnam, Watergate, and student protests. The town is rocked by a rapist targeting Asian women as payment for America's betrayal in Vietnam.

Nathan "Ribs" Rivers is an African-American philosphy professor who steps in to go bail for the only other black faculty member is arrested for the crime. Though he has his own doubts, Rivers takes out another mortgage on
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Cora Lorenzo
It took me longer to read this book than any book I've ever read, And I did not like it! I have nothing good to say about this book.
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Apr 25, 2015 Holly Murphy rated it really liked it
I was very impressed with this book, I found it on a whim and didn't think I would be too impressed as it isn't my normal reading. Pleasantly surprised. I couldn't put it down. I received this book through the First Readers on Goodreads.
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Aug 05, 2015 Kim rated it it was ok
won this book in the first reads giveaway awhile back. very hard time reading. took 40 pages to really find out what the book was about. just way too deep for me.
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