When We Practice To Deceive
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When We Practice To Deceive

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A deadly courtroom battle becomes a real-life nightmare for two women, both lawyers, one black, one passing for white. Gloria Mallette spins a suspenseful tale as the surface calm begins to crack with plot twists and turns leading to a shocking truth.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 1st 1995 by Holloway House
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This was a quick and good read. The readers are introduced to two cousins who are both attorneys working on opposite sides of the justice system. One of the cousins had a deep secret and would do almost anything to keep it. How far she goes is shocking and disturbing. This is a modern story of 'passing' and it deals with that subject as deeply as I expected in such a short book. Many of the outcomes were predictable, but still overall I enjoyed it and would recommend it!
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