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The Confessions of Matthew Strong by Ousmane K. Power-Greene
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Oct 25, 2022 | ISBN 9781635422085

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“The grandeur of the Harlem Renaissance beautifully backgrounds The Confessions of Matthew Strong. Fitting because, like Rudolph Fisher and Zora Neale Hurston, Power-Greene knows from slave shackle to noose to the nightly news, the black experience in America has been a perpetual crime story. This moving and exceedingly sharp thriller shreds the pretense that America’s murderous history is a ‘whodunit’ and not a ‘wedunit.’” —Paul Beatty, New York Times bestselling author of The Sellout

“Ousmane K. Power-Greene is a writer who always thrills and challenges. His work is thoughtful and provocative, moving and meaningful. He’s the real deal.” —Victor LaValle, author of The Changeling

“A piercing, affecting novel about sisters and family, race and power, and the impossibility of choosing to escape an identity or create one. A chilling, suspenseful tale that is both thought-provoking and immersive and will keep readers glued to the page. Highly recommended.” —Abby Collette, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of A Deadly Inside Scoop

“You won’t be able to put The Confessions of Matthew Strong down as you follow protagonist and professor Allie Douglass from the subtle racism of academia in the Northeast to Alabama, where she falls into the deep hollows of white supremacy. A thriller, a mystery, and a subtle social commentary, Ousmane K. Power-Greene’s novel will leave you looking at the world in a different way.” —Alexander Laban Hinton, author of It Can Happen Here: White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US

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