Down the River Unto the Sea

Down the River Unto the Sea

Audiobook CD - 2018
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Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the force and landed in Rikers. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in equal measure behind bars, King leads a solitary life, his work and his daughter the only lights. When he receives a letter from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him years ago, King decides to take his own case: finding out who wanted him disposed of--and why. Running in parallel with King's own quest for justice is the case of a Black radical journalist accused of killing two on-duty police officers who had been abusing their badges to traffic in drugs and prostitutes in the city's poorest neighborhoods. The two cases intertwine across the years, exposing a pattern of corruption and brutality wielded against the black men, women, and children whose lives the law destroyed. To solve them, King must outrun dirty cops, outsmart craven lawyers, and above all protect his daughter from the underworld in which he works.
Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗©2018
ISBN: 9781478976318
1478976314
9781549170300
1549170309
Branch Call Number: CD FICTION Mos, 6 disc
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical
6 audio discs (7.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Graham, Dion
Alternative Title: Down the river to the sea

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