At First Light by Vanessa Lafaye

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By Vanessa Lafaye

1993, Key West, Florida. whilst a Ku Klux Klan professional is shot in wide sunlight, all eyes flip to the individual maintaining the gun: a 96-year-old Cuban girl who will say not anything other than to confess her guilt.

1919. Mixed-race Alicia Cortez arrives in Key West exiled in shame from her relations in Havana. whilst, broken warfare hero John Morales returns domestic at the final US troop send from Europe. As love attracts them nearer during this time of racial segregation, everyone is staring at, together with Dwayne Campbell, poised close to manhood and suffering to do what is correct. after which the Ku Klux Klan involves town...

Inspired by means of actual occasions, At First Light weaves jointly a decades-old complaint and the implications of a promise made because the sunlight rose on a gloomy day in American history.

Includes the 1st bankruptcy of Summertime, Vanessa's debut novel.

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