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New York : Crowell, 1969.
book is a continuation of the story of David Williams and his family. The
other books include SOUTH TOWN, NORTH TOWN AND RETURN TO SOUTH TOWN. The
story is about race relations. David is Black and he is living in a predominantly
white society. The family left South Town to escape the discrimination
of the town. At first, life in North Town seems to be better than what
they left. David's father has a good job and the family is able to move
into a comfortable apartment. David is now 18 and hopes to go to medical
school. Life is looking up for them. One night, David and his girlfriend
attend a party. On the way home, they stop at a drive-in restaurant. A
group of white boys attack David and his friends and police believe the
white boys' story that David started the fight. David is arrested. While
David is waiting to be released, the car is vandalized. Things keep getting
worse with one false accusation after another. Will David be able to realize
that "Sometimes just living through your trouble is success"? Read WHOSE
TOWN? to find out.
Race relations -- Fiction
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