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Good Fences: A Novel

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In this exciting novel, an upwardly mobile black family moves to the affluent suburbs--with dramatic,
sexy, funny, and provocative results.
Mabel Turner, born and raised in the small and all-black town of Lovejoy, Illinois, meets and marries Tom Spader, a driven man,
who shares her dreams of the good life. Together they flee Lovejoy, Tom becomes a successful attorney at a
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published August 31st 1999 by Random House (first published May 19th 1998)
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This is a book about a black man who is run out of his southern town as a teenager and rises to the top of the legal world at the cost of his heritage. It is a great story of achieving the American dream and assimilation. He has three children that embrace their heritage in very different ways.
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