Green Sun

Green Sun

Book - 2018
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Before Hanson arrived in Oakland, he had already seen some of the worst of humanity on a tour of duty in Vietnam and a stint in the Portland, Oregon police department. And then he moves to California to join the under-funded, understaffed Oakland police force. Unlike nearly all of his fellow officers, Hanson deliberately chooses to live in the precinct that he patrols; he takes seriously his duty to serve and protect the black community--his neighbors--in East Oakland. Hanson befriends a neighborhood boy, embarks on a romantic relationship, and tries to remain in a notorious drug dealer's good graces, all while struggling to stay a good cop despite the forces of hate and violence threatening him from all sides.
Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books, an imprint of Little Brown and Company, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780316466806
0316466808
Branch Call Number: FICTION ANDER...K
Characteristics: ix, 340 pages ; 25 cm

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Before Hanson arrived in Oakland, he had already seen some of the worst of humanity on a tour of duty in Vietnam and a stint in the Portland, Oregon police department. And then he moves to California to join the under-funded, understaffed Oakland police force. Unlike nearly all of his fellow offi... Read More »


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