The Resource A time to stand, Robert Whitlow, (electronic resource)

A time to stand, Robert Whitlow, (electronic resource)

Label
A time to stand
Title
A time to stand
Statement of responsibility
Robert Whitlow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In a small Georgia town where racial tensions run high and lives are at stake, can one lawyer stand up for justice against the tide of prejudice on every side? Adisa Johnson, a young African American attorney, is living her dream of practicing law with a prestigious firm in downtown Atlanta. Then a split-second mistake changes the course of her career. Left with no other options, Adisa returns to her hometown where a few days earlier a white police officer shot an unarmed black teen who is now lying comatose in the hospital. Adisa is itching to jump into the fight as a special prosecutor, but feels pulled to do what she considers unthinkable--defend the officer. As the court case unfolds, everyone in the small community must confront their own prejudices. Caught in the middle, Adisa also tries to chart her way along a path complicated by her budding relationship with a charismatic young preacher who leads the local movement demanding the police officer answer for his crime. This highly relevant and gripping novel challenges us to ask what it means to forgive while seeking justice, to pursue reconciliation while loving others as ourselves"--
  • "Robert Whitlow's A Time to Stand explores racism and the way it is tearing apart our communities across the country. In an all too familiar scenario pitting law enforcement against the communities they defend and protect, where is the justice? Where is the hope?"--
Assigning source
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitlow, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.H49837
LC item number
T56 2017eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American lawyers
  • Women lawyers
  • Race relations
  • African American lawyers
  • Race relations
  • Women lawyers
  • FICTION / Legal
Label
A time to stand, Robert Whitlow, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003643727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780718083748
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4BDBEF63-F889-484C-A87E-0E1CA85F0857
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1003643727
  • (OCoLC)1003643727
Label
A time to stand, Robert Whitlow, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003643727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780718083748
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4BDBEF63-F889-484C-A87E-0E1CA85F0857
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1003643727
  • (OCoLC)1003643727

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