A rare work where the literary novel and the mystery meet. Reporter Theo Pugh is obsessed with uncovering the facts surrounding the mysterious suicide of an enigmatic public school teacher from a newly gentrified Chicago neighborhood. The investigations peels away the community's thin veneer, portraying the dire consequences that gifted African Americans suffer when they violate their community's narrow conventions.
Used availability for Mark Allen Boone's The Demise of Luleta Jones
May 2006 : USA Paperback