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Brotherhood of the Gods is a cutting edge novel. It takes American fiction into a new cultural arena and reveals lesser-known aspects of African American culture and history. While it is a suspenseful urban thriller, it should appeal especially to literary fiction readers interested in ethnic and multicultural issues. Brotherhood is the intriguing story of David Rasheed, an amateur private eye sent to investigate the murderous exploits of rival gangs. He uncovers an intricate web of deception and double-dealing both inside and outside of the mosque. Davids hunt for the assassin of a prominent Muslim leader takes him on a harrowing journey through Newarks underbelly and into confrontations with several pseudo-Islamic groups that espouse Man-is-God theologies. The story takes place in 1977, shortly after the original Nation of Islam shed its raced-based dogma and reinvented itself as a mainstream Islamic organization. While not apparent to outsiders, that momentous change resulted in much dissension. In the midst of this dissension, our protagonist is sent to investigate the murder. Featuring strong female characters and a thorough examination of an overlooked era of American history, most readers of Brotherhood will emerge with a changed outlook on race, religion, and Islam in America.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2002
    • Ano:  2018
    • País de Produção: United States
    • Código de Barras:  2020100147670
    • ISBN:  9781403302724

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