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Hunting in Harlem
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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > Satirical novel from 2003 addressing Harlem gentrification? [s]

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message 1: by Kristin (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:24PM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Kristin Murderous rehabbers hire ex-cons with a conscious (maybe I made that part up) in scheme to gentrify Harlem????


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Joann | 43 comments Hunting in Harlem by Mat Johnson?


message 3: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 26863 comments Mod
Hunting in Harlem

Sure sounds like it. Kristin, is this your book?

Horizon Realty is bringing Harlem back to its Renaissance. With the help of Cedric, Bobby, and Horus-three ex-cons trying to forge a new life-Horizon clears out the rubble and the rabble, filling once-dilapidated brownstones with black professionals handpicked for their shared vision of Harlem as a shining icon for the race. And fate seems to be working in Horizon's favor: Harlem's undesirable tenants seem increasingly clumsy of late, meeting early deaths by accident. As an ambitious reporter, Piper Goines, begins to investigate the neighborhood's extraordinarily high accident rate, Horizon's three employees find themselves fighting for their souls and their very lives-against a backdrop of some of the most beautiful brownstones in all of Manhattan.



message 4: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 26863 comments Mod
Update: Kristin shelved "Hunting in Harlem" the same day she posted, so I think we can move this to Solved.


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