After years of fighting for social and legal justice, Mitch Margo’s written a work of fiction that’s deeply true

His debut novel is an interwoven tale of idealism, revenge, racial politics, Klan violence, illicit love, and perhaps most poignantly, how a 12-year-old learns to navigate the craziness of the adult world on the basketball court.


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