Meeting of the Waters

Meeting of the Waters

Book - 2001
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Kim McLarin's debut novel, "Taming It Down, was called "pitch perfect" ("Publishers Weekly), "spirited" ("New York Times Book Review), and "engrossing" ("USA Today). Now McLarin has written a second provocative and emotionally complex novel that further explores the complexities of love and race.

Porter Stockman, a determined white reporter, is covering the riots in the streets of South Central Los Angeles for the "Philadelphia Record on the day that four Los Angeles police officers are acquitted of assaulting Rodney King. Lenora Page, a black woman, risks her own safety to come to his aid when the hostile mob turns on Porter, holding off his assailants and guiding him off the block. When she disappears into the chaos, Porter fears he'll never see his heroine again. But weeks later their paths intersect once more in the "Record's newsroom. Lenora, a prominent reporter for the "Baltimore Sun, has been extended an offer from the Philadelphia paper, a position she chooses to accept -- to Porter's secret delight.

For Porter it was love at first sight, or so he thinks. During the course of the next year, he fights to win the trust and

Publisher: New York : Morrow, c2001.
ISBN: 9780688169053
Branch Call Number: FICTION McLarin Kim 2001
Characteristics: 338 p. ;,24 cm.


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