The Silence of Our Friends

Jacket art for graphic novel The Silence of our friends

  • Contributors: written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell ; introduction by John Jennings.
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  • Summary: This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.
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  • Number of Pages: 198
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  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • ISBN: 9781250164988

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