It was well written, interesting, with good character development but a fairly predictable plot.
Nina Revoyr has written a wonderful, gripping novel about some very tough times in our country, and has done so with understanding, compassion and feeling.
This book is a riveting story, and it deftly juggles the historical context and so achieves so much 'explanation' and 'history' in a naturalistic way.
I liked the book, but I think a lot of it depended on knowing LA, and knowing about the events that the story is set in. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Writer
I found this a very slow read, with to much description and very wordy. It would put me to sleep.Published 4 months ago by Rose Magin Chin
I accidentally came across this title when I was looking for a new book to download. I'm so glad I did! Read morePublished 5 months ago by G. Saffren
New twist on finding out the despair that racial prejudice causes. This book reports the prejudice that was shown to the Japanese and the Blacks stemming from World War 2 and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Diane Melbar
It did not hold my interest at all. I was glad that i got to the end. I figured out what was going on 3/4 of the way through the book. I had little interest in the charactersPublished 6 months ago by Saun
Got what I paid for, thanks it's just how you discribed it I already finished reading it. Till next time!Published 9 months ago by Ismerai
I read this in preparation of future references. I am shocked at how unique and authentic this book is. The story line is unique, but yet on point with the history. Read morePublished 10 months ago by simon
Truth be told, this was a required reading for my college course. Obviously, I was not eager to read this, as it was a graded assignment. However, I'm glad that it was. Read morePublished 12 months ago by genjen123
Southland by Nina Revoyr is a tour de force that tells a story of racial disharmony within the seemingly gentle confines of Los Angeles. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Miss Barbara