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The Education Of Black Dickey...A must read!
Author, Kenneth Bowens, uses sex as a tool too highlight the peculiar history African Americans in Oklahoma have had with white people in his latest novel, The Education of Black Dickey.
Kenneth Wayne Bowens
Reviewed By Linda Waterson
Official Apex Reviews Rating: 5 stars
Powerfully insightful, The Education Of Black Dickey is a standout work
of historical fiction. Through the skillful combination of a host of genre-bending
elements, author Kenneth Wayne Bowens presents a jarring tale of our nation’s
inexorable past, displaying the sobering aftereffects that continue to shape modern times. Taking a straightforward, unfettered approach to a topic that still sparks many a heated debate, Bowens offers a masterful analysis of the racial conflicts and tensions that have framed the ongoing social evolution of this country. As such, his striking observations deserve the careful attention of an open mind and temperate eye, lest the reader misinterpret his efforts as a simple attempt to point an accusatory finger at a seemingly unredeemable historical oppressor. Unflinchingly honest, The Education Of Black Dickey is sure to inspire quite the spirited discussion of the historical and cultural effects of racism in America. A standout, superbly crafted read.
ForeWord Clarion Reviews: Bowens' style is creative, and anyone who wonders about black history, the impact of slavery and segregation, or the prison system will find much to learn here.
"The passion oozes off the pages."---Jenifer Wilson San Francisco,California"
I love the candor and openness. I love your book!" ---Cynthia Schmitt Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Author/Publisher...Apex Review Of The Education Of Black Dickey
The Education Of Black Dickey is sure to inspire quite the spirited discussion of the historical and cultural effects of racism in America. A standout, superbly crafted read.