BOOK REVIEW: Attica Locke’s debut is good summer read
The story is set in 1981, after the crippling Arab oil embargo of the 1970s and the resulting boom of Houston’s petroleum industry. At a time of growth and prosperity, Porter is exceedingly paranoid. Weary of the police, he keeps three guns nearby, including an unregistered .22 under his pillow.Word count: 553
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